At 5’897m (19,348 feet), the Cotopaxi volcano is Ecuador’s second-highest peak and one of the most active volcanoes. Already back home in Canada Ivan was talking about this volcano and was planning to summit it. 411 more words
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2008 Giri Giri Linkup on Denali
After warm ups on the Bear Tooth and Mount Hunter’s Moonflower Buttress, Katsutaka Yokoyama, Yusuke Sato, and Fumi- taka Ichimura turned to Denali two properly finish a route and make a linkup of two very difficult routes. 318 more words
1978 Johnny Waterman’s solo Mount Hunter Traverse
After Johnny Waterman’s friends were gone, either from decline in commitment to climbing at a high level or from perishing during climbing accidents, Waterman didn’t relent in his alpine quest. 522 more words
It started out with an innocent idea in mind. Get out of my cubicle.
I’ve tested the water and I fell hard (literally). With my personality, I should be shaking my head while drastically saying no to another invite to a minor climb, but instead, I eagerly said yes. 715 more words