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April 17, 2022

Storm Mountain – Ski Ascent

As the 3rd weekend of April 2022 approached I was more than a little...
March 5, 2022

Preacher, The

Holy buzzoly. Cripes on a cracker. Hot damn. How in the heck do I...
February 26, 2022

Chick-a-Boom Ski Traverse

The chick-a-boom ski traverse is a classic for a reason. The views and positions...
February 12, 2022

Chapel Peak (Collesha)

It took me 8 years but on the 2nd weekend of February 2022 I...
January 29, 2022

Hector South Peak

Sitting at the bottom of the run in warm sunshine enjoying a coffee and...
January 22, 2022

Chesmill, Mount

It was most excellent to feel sun and wind on our faces in the...
November 11, 2021

Jap Mountain (Okazaki, Shikazi)

"Hiking directly into the brilliant morning sun was blinding but the views to our...
October 8, 2021

Fortress South Outlier

As I wandered back along first the small Headwall Lakes trail and then the...
October 3, 2021

Highwood Peak

I enjoyed Highwood Peak about as much as I expected to. It's not the...
October 1, 2021

Smutwood Peak

I loved this hike even more than I thought I would. Sure! It's overused...
September 30, 2021

Lone Mountain & Kishinena Peak

As you can hopefully tell by this report, it was a fantastic day in...
September 23, 2021

Headwall Peak

I was surprised to return to the truck within 5.5 hours of leaving it...
September 21, 2021

Haiduk Peak (+ North Hawk Ridge)

As you can probably tell from the amount of photos and superlatives in this...
September 19, 2021

Odlum, Mount (+ Loomis)

I loved this traverse. The only thing that would have made it slightly better...
September 11, 2021

Cloudy Ridge (+ “Junior”, “Dundy”)

What a day! Originally I was planning a 6-7 hour fairly straightforward jaunt but...
September 5, 2021

Scrimger, Mount (+ Etherington)

Despite the unexpected and sometimes unnerving winds that we experienced all day, I quite...