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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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September 13, 2013

Learning the Ropes on an Alpine Climbing Course

If you want to experience what the Cascades are all about no better way to do it then spend 8 or even 12 days out here climbing.

Our alpine climbing program is a huge success. Normally we start our trip by heading to the small town of Leavenworth and learning the basics of rock climbing; however the heat wave ripping through Washington made us reevaluate that option and instead we decided on the cooler option of climbing at Mt. Erie situated off the Pacific Ocean and overlooking the San Juan islands. [+] READ MORE

September 3, 2013

Livin' Large on Labor Day

I reunited with long time friends and climbers Kori Barnum and Dan Medin from Portland, OR for a little rock and alpine climbing rendevous in the North Cascades. Weather has been a little touch and go here in Washington as of late, but we were able to piece together an awesome 5 days of climbing.