SKAGIT ALPINISM

Kahiltna 2011: Easy Peak Bagging and Single-Push Failures

June 24th, 2011

I’ve just returned to Seattle after spending 41 days on the Kahiltna Glacier with Norwegian friend Nils Nielsen. Due to unlucky timing with weather and conditions we were unsuccessful on our main objectives, but it was an enjoyable trip nonetheless. We flew into Kahiltna Basecamp on May 12. We wanted to do some easy peak bagging first thing, as a warm-up and to acclimatize a bit. On May 13 we went for our first romp, […]

A guided group gave us a couple climbing magazines to read. Colin learning to train like Ueli, but wondering, "What the fuck is mental training???"