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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 …

Adam Kane sheds Montana Snowbowl photo copyright Daryl Greaser

Turns All Year – Month 5

Last week I managed to eek out Month 5 of my “Turns All Year” project, that is, skiing EVERY month of the year. I started the project back in October by hiking 12 miles round-trip in Glacier National Park to get a few turns on the Grinnell Glacier with Don …

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2012 Skiing Recap

January We started 2012 with our 2nd annual “Ride-N The New Year” tradition, which is our attempt at skiing or riding (snowboarding) in the New Year, instead of partying like most folks do. This year (not 2013!) we camped for a few days up on Mt. St. Helens, where we …

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 …

2012 Missoula Ski and Snowboard Movie Tour

Here’s this year’s “ski porn” movie calendar in Missoula, Montana! Details, movie trailers and links below! 18 September 2012 – Poor Boyz Productions – WE: A Collection of Individuals – The Wilma 18 September 2012– Stept Productions – The Eighty Six – The Wilma 28 Sept 2012 – Toy Soldier …

Skiing Mt Hood Meadows Spring 2011

My great friend Danielle came out from Minneapolis last Spring Break (she’s a college professor!) to go skiing! We spent the night in a snow cave on Mt. St. Helens, and a couple of days skiing at Meadows. Here’s a YouTube video I created of our footage! Katt posted a …

Montana Manifesto

We have ridiculously ambitious plans for 2012: Winter – Spring 100 days of backcountry Skiing! (to qualify for official ski bum status) Wisherd Ridge, Rattlesnake Rattlesnake Wilderness Tour 9 mile tour Sonielem Ridge, Missions Bitterroot Bonanza, El Capitan 10 days at Lost Trail Scapegoat Skilunking Hot Springs, Stanley, Goldbug Rock …