Once a thruhiker, always a thruhiker

Day two dawned overcast and crisp and we were out of camp like the crack of a whip. But when we got to where the trail split – one fork headed the way we had come and the other heading off into the unknown – we hesitated. As always I was worrying. The ranger had […]

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Day one, four bears deep

Kyle and I eyed every car that pulled into the parking lot. Why were they there? Did they look like they might be interested in permits? Most cars seemed to be filled with people who just needed a quick trip to the bathroom before hitting the road again. After they left we would relax back […]

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Glacier Peak: The Big In

Glacier Peak was to be our final volcano in Washington – there are five of them: Baker, Adams, Rainier and Helens (climbed in that order) and Glacier would be our last. It would also be Kyle’s and my first peak as a married couple, which is an important milestone when you’re something of an addicted-to-adventure […]

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Team Snowshoe

February has been a crazy month. I started a new job, we’ve been putting in some time prepping for our wedding this summer, and the weather has been abysmal. It has been tough to get outside. With the start of Boealps assured weekly adventures are in our future, but future adventures don’t exactly satisfy current […]

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Meet Your Maker

Okay, are you tired of me saying that each day was harder than the last yet? Because we were getting tired of each day being harder than the last, I can assure you of that. Once again, a day of massive climbs, some of them over two thousand feet. We started our day off by […]

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Blast From The Past: That Time the Boys Attempted Glacier Peak

Kyle here.  Lindsey has been bugging me to write this for the past five months.  Since she does so much work for our blog, I feel the time has finally come for me to contribute beyond photography. After a spring and summer of 100% success on all of our climbs, Phil, Carl, and I were confident […]

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Mr. Krumz and the Traversing Twinsies

For a couple it is a very rare and delightful thing to make a friend together, as in a friend that you both meet at the same time and become friends with in unison, thus creating a friend that is not primarily one of yours but both of yours.  Kyle and I are lucky to […]

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