This one’s been a long time coming. When I first visited the Cortina area, the place on the top of my list was Lago di Sorapis, but it was... // 10 mi . 1300 ft gain . 6430 ft high
If there’s one thing I suggest to do for an Italian alps trip, it’s definitely a via ferrata! There’s many made for all sorts of abilities and adventures. This... // 13 miles . 4300 ft gain . 9690 ft high
I’ve known about the Rainbow - McAlester loop for a while now. But it’s a pretty long trail and while you can do it in a long trail... // 31 miles . 8200 ft gain . 7895 ft high
For this trip, we were not interested in Monument Creek itself, but getting up and over the pass that the trail climbs up to. And to make it more... // 25 miles . 7500 ft gain . 8370 ft high
First stop of my Cortina d’Ampezzo tour round 2! A few years ago, I had first visited this area, but given the fact it was end of October, the... // 11 miles . 2000 ft gain . 8150 ft high
It was probably one of the most spontaneous big decisions I’ve ever made, but when Hannah floated the idea of traveling to northern Vietnam for a motorbike tour, it took me one...
Every year I tell myself to prioritize exploring the Glacier Peak Wilderness. But every year, I barely even make it to the area. Thanks to Scott’s Bulger climb... // 29 miles . 10500 ft gain . 8420 ft high
Since I began exploring Washington, I yearned to discover British Columbia as well. After all, they are neighboring states/provinces and both feature the magnanimous Cascade range. But just... // 19 miles . 4700 ft gain . 6998 ft high
Some might say that this was a silly little excursion, but I tend to be stubborn. And where there’s a will, there’s a way. I’ve always wanted to visit Thailand and eat great food there, but my trip...
Monte Cristo subrange always seems like an elusive area. Hiking to the ghost town itself is already 8 miles round trip, through on relatively flat and well gravel... // 23.5 miles . 6600 ft gain . 7172 ft high
I simply couldn’t resist a spontaneous Southeast Asia trip with my friend this spring and made the most of the few days I had there. While I had quite some time to fully explore...
We were planning to backpack a different summit camp but weather pushed us here to Yellow Aster Butte instead. I’ve always wanted to camp here by all the... // 15 mi . 5800 ft gain . 7439 ft high
3 peaks and 7 lakes. I’ve been eyeing this Snoqualmie Pass loop for a while, but honestly without tagging the peaks, so I have to give... // 19.5 miles . 6500 ft gain . 6260 ft high
What started as a weekend dedicated to ski Mt Adams quickly turned into trying to find a fun alpine climb with other friends. The idea of another non-volcanic alpine day... 13 miles . 7000 ft gain . 6840 ft high
Sloan. The Matterhorn of the Cascades. That one pointy peak that you spy from nearly any other Cascadian peak... // 11 miles . 5700 ft gain . 7835 ft high
When you’ve got 8 hours between landing and takeoff, you gotta make the most of it!
It all started the weekend before. We had just skied Mount St Helens and I had just come back from a multi-week trip and had only ski toured once in... // 19 miles . 7850 ft gain . 10778 ft…
With a non-ideal weather system coming in, we opted to go a bit further east of the cascade crest with hopes... // 9 mi . 5400 ft gain . 6835 ft high
Baker backcountry has been on my list to visit since I first ski toured there right after taking my AIARE 1 class. I think it’s just been... // 10 mi . 3800 ft gain . 5400 ft high
I think people are fairly familiar with Pineapple Pass, Source Lake, and the Chair Peak Circumnavigation. But it seems that as people are chasing the super... // 8 miles . 3000 ft gain . 5330 ft high