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Skiing Saint Mary Peak, May 2013

Yup, we did it! Nick and I bagged this 9,351-foot Montana Bitterroot classic. Again. (Summit number 6 or so with me, this may be my most-visited summit!) We packed way to much stuff and spent the night an hour or so up the trail, to get a head start the …

Katt McClaine and Daryl Greaser at Lost Trail Pass

Occasional Annual Letter – 2012

2012 was certainly a year of change, to put it mildly. I left my job in Astoria in January, Katt and I moved to Montana, and I’m still on the longest vacation of my life. For a detailed look at our activities, check out Katt’s blog: http://journeyfromself.wordpress.com/2013/01/04/2012/ Instead of a …

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Welcome to the Skison!

Katt just posted a couple trip reports on her blog! We’ve been skiing several times so far, and here are links to her stories! Here’s our trip to Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Area: http://journeyfromself.wordpress.com/2012/12/14/day-two-december-7-2012-lost-trail/ Here’s our recent “backcountry” pre-season ski trip to Lost Trail Powder Mountain: http://journeyfromself.wordpress.com/2012/12/10/day-one-november-25-2012-lost-trail/ Finally, here’s …

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Climbing Squaw Peak – October 22, 2012

Here’s a few photos from our climb of Squaw Peak, 7996 feet, (renamed Ch-Paa-Qn recently) on October 22nd, 2012. Connor Given, Nick Worden and Ozzy, Spencer Goetter and Sasha, and myself did the two-hour hike in a good snow squall, which made this normally easy hike a technical one.   …

Ape Cave

Nick and I went to Ape Cave, Washington, on 23 October 2011. Ape Cave is the longest continuous lava tube in North America, nearly two miles long! It is the longest and deepest cave in Washington State. The lava flowed from Mt. St. Helens approximately 2,000 years ago. I will …