Death Valley to Mt. Whitney-California

Death Valley to Mt. Whitney-California

In 1997 my long time climbing partner (Tim) and I decided to head back down to the Sierras in California and give Mt. Whitney another go. We had been there the prior year and attempted the Mountaineers Route but due to heavy snow and ice conditions failed to make the summit. This time we agreed […]

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Cotopaxi- Ecuador

Cotopaxi- Ecuador

In 1989 I traveled alone to Ecuador, South America with a duffle of mountaineering gear with the intent of doing some climbing. I had a belief that I could find a climbing partner and summit one or two peaks. After a few days in the capitol of Quito I took a public transportation south to […]

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Longs Peak-Colorado

Longs Peak-Colorado

In 2009 a friend asked me if I would be interested in climbing Longs Peak (elevation 14,256ft) in Colorado. His family had been having a reunion in Estes Park the last couple of years and they were planning on doing the same again that summer. He had attempted to hike the Key Hole route twice […]

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