Tag Archives: Mountaineering

Trip Report: Longs Peak, Keyhole Route

Longs peak is one of those mountains that has haunted me for years.  Majestically dominating my views of the front-range, i've always been too lazy to try it after getting turned back by bad weather and preperation a few years … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: Topo Maps

There is no substitute for a good topo map and old fashioned compass.  Knowing how to use them is a basic skill for any outdoors person.  With that said, nothing beats being able to bust out your smart phone and … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Mount Rainier

As with most of the things on my bucket list, I don't know why I wanted to climb Mount Rainier, other than the fact that its majestic (if you've ever been to seattle, you know what I'm talking about) and … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Mt Shasta

Mt Shasta was my first 14er ever.  In fact, before I climbed Shasta, I had never even heard of a 14er.  The idea got in my head when my uncle Larry suggested I come out and climb it with him, … Continue reading

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