Warning: This entry is going to be a little more off the cuff than usual. I’ll admit, I haven’t been on my best feeling lately. Somewhere between a recurring knee injury, the pressures of fitting into a new job, the inactivity from spending more time than I’d like inside, and the upcoming holiday season, I […]Read more "Thankfulness: A Holiday Season I Was Dreading Turns Into Something Spectacular"
As the alpinists and ice climbers sharpen their tools and snowboards and skis are waxed, GORE-TEX® in conjunction with the American Alpine Club held a launch event Thursday night in Seattle to showcase how the manufacturers are making winter shells softer, lighter, and more waterproof than ever before. It was a chance to connect with climbers […]Read more "Winter Preview: GORE-TEX® and The American Alpine Club Get Climbers Excited On New Gear"
The harness is hung up, the rope is coiled, the tent and sleeping back lie neatly tucked in the corner of my closet. As the snow dominates the Cascades, the fog and cold weather rolls over Seattle, the trails too fragile and snow packed to get very high, it’s a low point in my outdoor […]Read more "Dealing With the Break: How I’m Preparing for an Epic Winter"