Freedom of the Hills

Since I last wrote about our Boealps class we have had two more outings.  At the end of March we spent Saturday at Baker learning how to make snow anchors, a number of different belaying techniques and how to self arrest.  Last weekend we climbed Guye Peak in Snoqualmie pass with our team, made much […]

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5:00 AM

The alarm goes off at five and Kyle and I both leap out of bed.  But we don’t start throwing on layers and stuffing essentials into our backpacks.  Instead, I grab the laptop and Kyle plops down in front of his desktop and we start filling out an online application for a mountaineering course through […]

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