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Climbing cocks, steep peaks, dry tools (2)

Brad and I camp in the snow by an abandoned hunter’s cabin up Black Canyon with my dog Ginger, who puts her nose in Brad’s eye and causes it to swell up like a walnut because Brad’s convinced there’s foreign matter on Ginger’s nose, it’s creating a kind of inner, second lid to come out like a lizard eye. 839 more words


More on Recco Reflectors ! Avalanche

From Davy Gunn

I declare a conflict of interest as one of Recco’s Euro trainers. But bias aside, this has been on the go for years and while not as good as companion rescue, works well which is why over 100+ rescue service use it. 297 more words

Mountain Rescue

Welcome to my blog!

Hey Friends!

This is my first time blogging and I was inspired to create this for various reasons. First of all, this blog will highlight the various outdoor adventures that I go on with my truly amazing like-minded friends. 283 more words


Nepal Official Says Human Waste on Everest a Major Problem

(KATHMANDU) — Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association said Tuesday. 414 more words

Into the valley, and an avalanche!

day four

Awesome view from the bottom too!

Refreshed from our rather relaxing day, we were all pumped and ready to get going. Since we were already at the top, the only way forward was down. 228 more words


Pushing the Boundaries

Risnjak, 28/2 – 1/3

This is a second time we attempted to reach Veliki Risnjak peak (1,528 m) in the last two months. Severe weather conditions forced us to come back home without this accomplishment. 313 more words


Stepping Into the Void

This story is about Bespoke Traveler photographer Jesse’s Mount Shasta, California climb.

In front of Jesse, the white slope of Mount Shasta glowed rose-gold in the late evening sun. 1,775 more words