SKAGIT ALPINISM

A Week in the Rockies

September 27th, 2012

My girlfriend, Sarah Hart, and I just spent a week climbing out in the Rockies, enjoying perfect late-summer weather. Mostly we climbed at the Back of the Lake, which is I think one of the highest-quality crags I’ve ever climbed at (right up there with the Lower Town Wall at Index, and the Motherlode at the Red River Gorge). I did spend two days up in the mountains though – one climbing the Greenwood-Jones on […]

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Forbidden Peak and Mt. Dione

September 13th, 2012

In the past couple weeks I’ve been mostly just rock climbing, but made a couple quick trips into local mountains. First, my dad, brother and I made a reunion climb of the West Ridge of Forbidden Peak – a climb that we did all together fifteen years ago, and was an experience that really sparked my passion for climbing mountains. Afterwards, I went into the Tantalus Range, just outside of Squamish, with my girlfriend, Sarah […]

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