The Methow

The weekend our climbing team summited Mount Baker for their grad climb we were rafting the Methow. With such a big team not all of the instructors could make the climb, so Kyle, Ian and I had bowed out before we could get kicked off. We had other options, other places to be. I had […]

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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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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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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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River Rats

It had been a while since I had done something completely foreign to me. As we stood on the banks of the Wenatchee Saturday morning, getting our rafts ready to launch, I made a mental check list of things that I knew. The list was very short. I was very excited. Our river raft guide […]

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Do I work for Boeing?

Do I work for Boeing? No, but sometimes it feels like I do… A couple of weeks ago Boealps started up for the season. Boealps, for those of you who weren’t with us back in 2015, is a mountaineering course we took through Boeing. It starts early spring and is comprised of weekly classroom sessions […]

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