Category Archives: Mountaineering

Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2015: Three for the Price of One!

I couldn’t decide on only one post from 2015 so I’ve included three: one from our expedition to El Salvador to climb the country’s highest volcanoes–that expedition was called Volcanopalooza. The second one is the wrap-up from my short, but … Continue reading

Posted in Everest 3.0, Logan, Mountaineering, Volcanopalooza | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2014: GHT and L is for Lessons, Lots of Lessons: Ama Dablam Wrap-Up

Two expeditions to invite you to today…the first isn’t a specific post but over a hundred-in 2014, Marian and I spent 2.5 months trekking and climbing on the Great Himalayan Trail from the Eastern border with India to the Bigu … Continue reading

Posted in Great Big Walk, Great Himalaya Trail, Life, Mountaineering, Nepal, Trekking | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Revisiting an Adventurous Decade Countdown 2013: Aoraki/Mount Cook: Reflections on a Rich Week

This was originally posted on December 5, 2013. I’d just finished my attempt at Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy! When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Mountaineering | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Mission 5959 Wrap-Up: Listening to Whispers and the Dragon’s Tongue

Getting to the top is optional, getting back down is mandatory. A lot of people forget about that.― Ed Viesturs I’ve read several of Ed Viesturs’ books. He is the first American to summit all 14 8000 metre peaks without … Continue reading

Posted in Everest 3.0, Logan, Mountaineering | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments