SKAGIT ALPINISM

Yosemite, Skiing and Joe Puryear

October 28th, 2010

With the exception of Devil’s Thumb, I’ve had generally bad luck with the weather during the past year. September, which is normally a wonderful month in the Cascades, was horrible. I went down to Yosemite for most of October, and the weather was actually better back home in the Cascades! Ah well, I nonetheless got some good climbing in, and worked on my fist jams, offwidths and chimneys, which are definitely weak points for me. […]

Joe leading the last pitch of Murchison Falls, Feb. 2003