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Climbing

2018-08-09 thru 12 Cirque of the Towers

August 9-12, 2018 As we have done in the past, Carly and I put various climbing destinations in the calendar through the summer to help motivate us to go to different locations.  While we haven’t been 100% successful in going to all the places we entered, we’ve gotten some good trips this summer so far.  […]

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Ski

2018-05-04 Mount Shasta

May 4, 2018 With the demise of my spring alpine climbing objective, Carly introduced the idea of skiing Mount Shasta.  It is a relatively moderate climb and ski, but entails about 7300′ of ascent.  This was a good swap since the total time involved is minimal.  It is an 11 hour drive away and the […]

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Climbing Travel

2017-09 Chamonix Vacation

September 5-20, 2017 After the great work trip to Chamonix I had in May I started thinking about going back and having more time for climbing and seeing the valley.  After some asking around it sounded like September was a good month to go as the weather was still mild and the summer tourists had […]

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Climbing Ski Travel

Chamonix in May

May 6-25, 2017 What a trip is all I have to say to start.   In November 2016 I headed to Chamonix, France to feel out a seemingly unbelievable opportunity.  That trip was my first to Chamonix and I didn’t get a peek at the riches that the area has for mountain scenery and fun. […]

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Climbing

Fourth of July in the Wind River 2016

July 1-4, 2016 For a month or two leading up to the Fourth of July long weekend Carly and I had been trying to decide on a destination.  We hemmed and hawed, but when it came down to it we decided on the Wind River Range, otherwise known as the Winds.  Are first we were […]