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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Mrs. Grumps Gets Some Snow

Kyle learned the hard way this weekend what happens when I start to feel too cooped up. It’s not like we haven’t been getting outside, we have been running a lot, at Discovery Park and around Green Lake. We were out at Mount Si a couple of weekends ago, doing a training hike in the […]

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Mt Ellinor: Optoutside

We hardly need an excuse to #optoutside and we have already made hiking on Black Friday somewhat of a tradition in the Falkenburg household, however, I had to work on Friday so we decided to head outside on Wednesday instead.  We had friends visiting from Arizona and we wanted to see some of that snow […]

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Snoqualmie Scrambles

Because I am gone most of the week and usually return home Thursday night completely pooped and complaining of new aches and pains in my upper body (all thanks to Mt. Rainier National Park) Kyle and I have been limiting our adventures lately to day climbs in Snoqualmie pass.  As an avid outdoorswoman living in […]

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Hunting for Unicorns

Last weeks climb to Unicorn Peak, the tallest in the Tatoosh range at 6,971ft, was a huge success.  Honestly there isn’t a lot to tell because it was a rather uneventful climb… uneventful in the sense of no accidents, disasters, near misses… It is strange that I think of a climb as uneventful if nothing […]

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