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.
How to import data layers into Caltopo.
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.
An unexpected trip to ski the Slot Couloir in the Snoqualmie backcountry.
|| By the Numbers || Start Time: 8 AM, Saturday February 23, 2020 End Time: 2:15 PM, Saturday February 23, 2020 Trip Statistics: 11 miles, 5500′ vertical gain Caltopo/GPX: https://caltopo.com/m/PF0C The Team: myself, Dan Stirling, […]
|| By the Numbers || Start Time: 4:15 AM, Friday February 21, 2020 End Time: 5:40 PM, Friday February 21, 2020 Trip Statistics: 13 hours car-to-car; 13.7 miles, 6,400′ vertical gain Caltopo: https://caltopo.com/m/6FV7 The Team: […]
|| By The Numbers || Dates: February 15-16, 2020 Start Time: 4:50 AM, Elfin Lakes Trailhead, Saturday February 15, 2020 End Time: 7:50 PM, Daisy Lake Road, Sunday February 16, 2020 Total Miles and Elevation: […]
|| By the Numbers || Dates: February 8-9, 2020 Start Time: 10 AM, Saturday February 8 End Time: 8 PM, Sunday February 9 Starting Trailhead: Snow Lakes Trailhead Ending Trailhead: Icicle Creek Road near Bridge […]
|| National Parks Crash Course Series || The U.S. National Parks system is an amazing natural resource and protects some of America’s most prized natural treasures. With over 61 national parks, and many more national […]
|| Saturday, December 14, 2019 || Another adventure is just starting! It’s been a long time coming, but we are finally headed down to Argentina. Planning, preparation, sponsorships, all have led to this. We loaded […]
Inherent Danger. . . Risk. . . Injuries and Accidents. . . the outdoors can be an intimidating environment, filled with uncertainty, doubt, and more than anything else, the possibility for a situation to go […]
For around 3 years I have been using the Altra Lone Peak as my “go-to” backpacking shoe; I’ve used it on 4 different continents at this point: North America Alaska, Southeastern United States, Colorado, California, […]
A trip to Mt. Baker with my Dad and Ellen on the Easton Glacier. Yummy curry and great views made for a memorable climb.
A single-push climb of Mt. Olympus via the Hoh River/Blue Glacier. 18 hours car-to-car; maximum fun and pain.