In my mind, a true alpinist is versed (enough) in various mountain sports. Not clinging to a single activity, but one who enjoys variety. You do not have to... // 15 mi . 8200 ft gain . 13400 ft high
I can't say that it's common to cross multiple glaciers for a single climb. Sure, traversing might get you on several glaciers like the Ptarmigan Traverse or Isolation... // 20 mi . 9880 ft gain . 8350 ft high
A journey. A destination. A will and a way. A yearning for adventure into the unknown and encountering the unexpected... // 35 mi . 13000 ft gain . 9090 ft high
Let me preface this trip report: It’s amazing what your body can do and sometimes you don’t know till you try. My friend Tyler finally made his way back... // 15 mi . 7480 ft gain . 8795 ft high
Melty snow, warm weather, partly cloudy skies. It's been years since I've been standing on a peak in the Mountain Loop Highway. Last time was on Vesper... // 4000 ft gain . 6213 ft peak . 11 miles
Ever wonder what it's like to go to an outdoor adventure capital? Queenstown may be the most well known in New Zealand, but in Switzerland, Interlaken is the adventure capital, situated in the Bernese Alps. It's just one short train...
Literally, we went up into smoke. Late summer seasons in the PNW the past couple years have become equivalent to a blur of gray sky and sticky... // 3720 ft gain . 5880 ft high . 10.5 miles