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Mission: 5959
A climb of Mount Logan, Canada’s Highest Peak

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

TA is climbing Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak in May 2015. TA wants to carry the dreams of 5959 people to the summit of Mount Logan. TA knows that the first step in making a dream come true is to sharing it.

Mount Logan (5959 metres), located in the St. Elias Mountains of the Yukon Territory, is one of the most massive peaks in the world. It marks the high point of Canada and is second only to Denali for the claim of North America’s tallest. Its south face alone spans about 15 miles, yet only two of the mountain’s routes—King Trench and East Ridge—have been climbed more than three times.

Packing, Collecting Dreams, and a Minion for Jack

Packing and getting out the door to an expedition is always a stressful, rich and full time. Hundreds of decisions and poignant good-byes fill the space between putting gear into piles and then into duffel bags. The to do list … Continue reading

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Mission 5959: Sizing the Skins

After shovelling out for a few hours, Marian and I came in for some lunch and then tackled a few more projects related to gear prep for my Mount Logan trip. My new Intuition Liners had arrived and it was … Continue reading

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Mission 5959: Boot and Ski Tuning

Doesn’t everyone use their kitchen as a ski workshop? Finally cleared some time this weekend to do some boot fitting/liner moulding/learn new ski bindings kind of stuff. Because my team is climbing most of the way up Mount Logan on … Continue reading

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Mission 5959: Climbing to the Summit of Canada with 5959 Dreams

On this 50th Anniversary of the raising of the Canadian Maple Leaf Flag, it seems fitting to officially announce my next climb. I will be climbing Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak in May 2015. Mount Logan (5959 metres), located in … Continue reading

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