Tagged with alpine climbing

Mt Slesse NE Buttress, Off the Couch

Mt Slesse NE Buttress, Off the Couch

There was a time when I was obsessed with climbing mountains. Eventually I realized that in order to accomplish difficult climbing objectives, you need to do a lot of training, which consists of hanging out beside short cliffs, boulders, or in gyms. It turned out I found these other types of climbing super boring. Hanging out … Continue reading

Pikas, Packrats and Pancakes: Bugaboos July 2012

Pikas, Packrats and Pancakes: Bugaboos July 2012

By Knut I’d been dreaming about returning to the ‘Bugs for months, so when the time finally came to potentially head up I watched the weather forecast like a fanatic. Packing commenced nearly a week before and was accompanied by an aggressive meal dehydration scheme spearheaded by Erica. Pasta sauce, stir-fry, chili, all manner of … Continue reading