Crevasse Rescue

I distinctly remember the last time we did crevasse rescue for Boealps. It was 2015, I was a student and I was totally terrified out of my mind. I couldn’t imagine why in the world we would choose to go hang out on a glacier, surrounded by bottomless slits in the icy skin of the […]

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The Belaystein Bears Climb a Mountain Together

Last weekend was my teams overnight adventure to Gothic Basin where we had lofty goals to climb Del Campo and Gothic Peak.  This was our plan: Saturday, April 18th:  4:00am– Kyle and I wake up and get ready to go. 5:15am– Pick up Carl and Sarah, our carpooling buddies. 6:30am– Congregate at the Verlot Ranger […]

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Are You Scared of the Dark?

Truthfully, I am scared of a lot of things.  I’ve certainly gotten better over the years, when I was in high school I remember finding a list of fears I had written down in elementary school.  It was a long list.  Pretty much every single natural disaster was on there, as well as spiders, snakes, […]

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Embolism, You’re a Little Bitch

My purse rattles with so many drugs as I reach in and pull them out, adding to the growing pharmacy on our dresser.  A flow chart maps out which drugs are given when, what can’t be given with what, what requires water and food, what will make him nauseous, what will make him not nauseous… […]

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