Back to the Winds! Here you can read the account of my first trip. Our trip was an absolute dream. The worst thing that happened was a botched salmon alfredo tortellini dinner (let's just say, I have some atoning to do). Group tent cards games. Prolific wildflowers. Tuna Mac-n-Cheese. 360 degree granite spires. Late-night Sherlock Holmes readings. … Continue reading Trip Report: Wolf’s Head, WY
An account of our ascent of the Grand Teton in GTNP, Wyoming via the Lower and Upper Exum Ridge. 8:45pm, Aug 12, Denver: Climbing trips are best executed "disaster style". This means we left Denver after work and drove all night fueled by Red Bull and Ratatat. 5:00am, Aug 13, an hour outside … Continue reading Trip Report: The Grand Teton, WY
Three cheers for ice cragging! If you don't already know about the Ouray Ice Park, you're about to. The Park sits nestle in the Uncompahgre Gorge in southwestern Colorado. It is here that self-proclaimed "ice farmers", aided by a system of penstocks and spigots, cultivate an extensive man-made ice crop. Myself climbing Prow (WI4) in … Continue reading Trip Report: Ouray Ice Festival 2018
This trip report is one I have put off writing for a while. Our bid for the Stuart summit was easily the most intense experience of my life to date. Even several weeks out, I find myself struggling to put words to our journey - so please bear with me. We epic'ed. That is to … Continue reading Trip Report: Mount Stuart, WA
Well, it's happened again. This past Wednesday I was skiing some of the Front Range's finest powder, thigh-deep powder, which consequently was enough to hide a small tree. My left ski went left. I kept going straight. The thing that has always been the most frustrating to me about an injury is: how quickly it … Continue reading How to be Injured
One year already? How the time flies, I suppose you could say I'm a bit smitten ...
For the past few weeks, I've been trying to come up with a witty, concise, inspiring first-ever blog post. I gave up. So without further adieu - welcome to the Pursuit of Sunburns. Climbing on "More Water, Less Power" in the Happies, Volcanic Tablelands - Bishop, CA. Chicken-noodle-soup-flavored coffee. Questing for hot springs. Flat tires. Good … Continue reading Trip Report: Bishop, CA