It is a humbling experience preparing for one of the “Seven Summits,” especially Denali. The Great One. A daunting, cold, […]
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Free! DIY Kindle Paperwhite Case for backpacking/dirtbagging
It took me a little while to come around to the notion of bringing electronics into the backcountry. It’s almost […]
In the Chugach, Alaska
Why 99% of Ice Climbers are Addicts.
The ice felt slick below my Scarpa mountaineering boots. Just a few miles into Rocky Mountain National Park, we were […]
Mountains on my mind.
Mountains are always on my mind. Sometimes, it seems that my inability to stay away from them controls my life […]
High Points in Washington.
Last week marked my first week off since I started work up here in the Northwest nook of the San […]
Conrad Anker’s tips for “reduce, reuse, recycle.”
Everyone, at least most people in the towns I’ve frequented (Bozeman, MT and Boulder, CO) in the last few weeks talk about environmental sustainability. But as we all know, action speaks louder than words. Legendary mountaineer Conrad Anker gives us some tips on how to better “reduce, reuse, recyce.”
Langtang Himal, a photo by pollywogonalog on Flickr. Langtang Himal, Nepal
Summit day started at 4:15 am. Jolted awake with excitement, there was no way I could go back to sleep […]