A smoky day trip up Mt. Daniel. Who knew that such a moderate hike could feel so bad?
A marvelous alpine bushwhack from Mt. Watson to Mt. Blum in early September. A true gem.
13 hours on the Painted Traverse, an aesthetic ridgeline below Glacier Peak. With 22 miles and 12,000′ vertical gain, as well as lots of route-finding challenges and little trail, this is an excellent day out.
A quick, solo trip up Glacier Peak in late summer to finish off my last Washington volcano!
A quick run up Mt. Pugh for training and to re-do a failed attempt earlier in the year due to snow.
A day spent exploring the Tepeh Towers behind Eldorado Peak, and tagging the Eggplant. No summit but no problem…the objective for the day was exploring.
A 7-day trip on the Wind River High Route in Wyoming, a world-class adventure.
A 3 day, off-trail high route across the Beartooth Plateau in southern Montana.
A single-day run on the Teton Crest Trail in Teton National Park. 41 miles of pure gold…and pain.
An exploratory run on the Togwotee Plateau.
A return trip to Sloan Peak with Tyler, this time with much less snow and perfect weather.
A return trip to the Easton Glacier on Mt. Baker, which was my first glacier climb and has a special place in my heart.
Memorial Day Weekend on Silver Star Mountain in Washington Pass.
A spring tour ski ascent of Black Peak with an extension tour of Last Chance Pass.
A spring adventure to Snowking Mountain with Tyler and Jon. Ultimately, we bivied on the trail and didn’t summit, but we had a great time exploring the Cascades.
A beautiful spring ski descent of the Eldorado Glacier and ascent of the East Ridge of Eldorado Peak.
A sunny, bluebird 2 days on Baker’s North Ridge in amazing Spring conditions.
A spring attempt to climb Mount Stone in the Olympic peninsula. Even though we turned around just 100′ from the summit, it was still an amazing adventure.
A quick morning run on Mount Pugh.
A hike/run attempt on Sloan Peak in May 2020. Turned around at the summit block due to sketchy snow conditions…but overall an amazing day in the mountains!
A trail run ascent of The Brothers in Olympic National Forest in April 2020. 10 hours car-to-car, filled with snow and occasional bushwhacking.
March 2020 ski descent of the White Salmon Glacier, Mt. Shuksan. 8 hours car-to-car; 10 miles, 7500′ vertical gain. Read more for route information, beta, and pictures from the trip.
Ski tour of the Snoqualmie backcountry area around Chair Peak on a cloudy, low-visibility day. Added a run on the Holy Diver Couloir to make it more interesting.
Trip up to ski the classic lines of the Snoqualmie backcountry: Slot, Snot, and Crooked couloirs.
An overnight attempt to ski the N Buttress Couloir of Colchuck Peak in the Enchantments region. In the end, it was a great weekend of skiing with way too much gear.