Tag Archives: Adirondacks

First Ascents, Variations, and Disappointment

First ascents, variations, and disappointment. The winter climbing season is a great time of year. It is easy to miss the sunny rock climbing when it is -10 F and 40 mph winds lashing at your face or when the 8 inches of powder snow is followed up with an afternoon of rain. But it [...]

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Mt. Washington; tale of two days.

bootin Mt. Washington: the tale of two days. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Over the Easter weekend I went up on Mt Washington for some ski mountaineering with Mike and Chad from the Adirondacks. The objective was to train for their future ski descent of Mt Rainer. Saturday [...]

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