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6 Posts tagged “Climbing”

Deep Lake and Haystack Peak

Temple Peak (one my ski hit-list) and Deep Lake in the Wind River Mountains. I’m back from a fun trip camping at Deep Lake and climbing Haystack Peak in the Wind River Mountains. Now it’s off to SLC for the Summer Outdoor Retailer for a couple of days. I’m not that hard of a rock [...]

Photos From The Koven Route on Mount Owen

I climbed the Koven Route on Mount Owen earlier in the week…here are some pics. The skies were blue, but it was pretty chilly once we were in the alpine and we wore our puffy jackets all day. It had been years since I have climbed the Koven to the summit and some ice in [...]

Mega Photo TR: Granite Peak, Montana

There are a few ways to approach Granite Peak in the Beartooth Mountains, but most people use the East or West Rosebud trailheads north of Red Lodge, MT. Research states that the East Rosebud trailhead might be slightly easier because it avoids a multitude of switchbacks if one uses the West Rosebud trailhead. Here’s how [...]

Guess My Time…Win A Pair Of La Sportivas!

I’m giving away a pair of La Sportiva Exum Pros to the person who comes closest to guessing my and Wray Landon’s car-to-car time on Gannett Peak yesterday via Green River Lakes, Tourist Creek and Minor Glacier. (Click here for route description.) One guess per person please, but feel free to ask questions if you [...]

Teton Climbing Website Up And Running

Photo Courtesy of TetonClimbing.com. It’s that time of year again when the parking lot fills up at Lupine Meadows trailhead and a line forms in the early morning hours at the Jenny Lake Ranger Station with people looking for permits and information on route conditions in the high peaks. Luckily for us, the rangers have [...]

New Men's and Women's Ski Climbing World Records

I knew it was just a matter of time before the men’s and women’s world records for ski climbing in a 24-hour period would be taken from American soil.  Unfortunately, I think it just happened a couple weeks ago at the Gastein 24-Hour Ski-Touring Race in Austria.  Held on Feb 27/28, Ekkehard Dörschlag (Austria) broke [...]