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Tandem Trekking is back with a brand new look and a Patreon account! For a while now we have been considering creating a Patreon account. Patreon is a website that connects creators with their patrons and allows patrons to support their creators through a monthly subscription. In doing so you get all sorts of cool […]

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The Green

Rafting the Green River was our Saturday activity in a fun filled weekend. After rafting we planned to repeat the weekend before and drive to Ashford to hang out for a night before crevasse rescue practice the next day. Saturday dawned cloudy and overcast with the river raging. It would be a quick ride down […]

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Storming the Castle

I woke up Sunday night in my own bed. I wondered if it had all beed a dream. Had I really been standing on top of a peak twelve hours earlier? Had I navigated a landscape of snow and ice? How is it possible to live such drastically different realities, all in one day. Hours […]

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The Sauk River

Kyle and I had been eagerly awaiting our first real BEWET outing which was supposed to take place on the Snoqualmie River this last Saturday. The emails we were receiving from the trip lead cautioned us not to get our hopes up though. The Snoqualmie is apparently only run at very specific water levels. Levels […]

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Lichtenberg Mountain

The day after we had our pool session we drove to Stevens pass to climb Lichtenberg Mountain. I was sore. The pool session had made my lower back and abs achy and tired. I was glad for a leg day. Lichtenberg is a rarely climbed mountain, especially in the summer, although it is more popular […]

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The Pool Sesh

Step two of our raft guide training: the pool session. Before we could get out on a river again we needed to do a bit of a deep dive into flipping the rafts and using a throw bag, two essentials to river rafting safely. Usually you get some practice with this the first weekend in […]

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The South Brother

The South Brother is the higher of the two Brothers, located in on the edge of the Olympic National Park. Even though Boealps typically sticks to climbing in the Cascades, we had decided to take on this beastly climb for our overnight. The climb itself is not overly techincal, but route finding is rumored to […]

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Kendall Peak

Kendall Peak was our first climb with our Boealps team. We had missed their trip to Stevens Pass to practice basic snow skills because we had been in Wenatchee rafting. Kendall peak is all about navigation. Pick a destination in the Commonwealth Basin, plot your route on a map, go out and get there. We […]

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