Climbing The Tooth

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Photo taken June 2010. Larger version here. On Wednesday I had the opportunity to be a rope lead on The Tooth, one of the signature rock climbs in the Snoqualmie Pass area.  It was the first outdoor rock climb I … Read More

Colchuck Peak & Fun With Feminine Hygiene Products

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View of Dragontail from Colchuck Peak. Larger version here. The continued wet weather laid waste to my plans to climb Mt. Rainier over the Memorial Day weekend and I made a decision to bail on that trip Friday afternoon. Saturday … Read More

Climbing Season

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Photo taken summer 2009. Larger version here. Climbing season is finally here after a (still) wet spring. This pic was taken last May on the final rock scramble up Sahale Mountain in the North Cascades National Park. After traversing this … Read More

Downtown Seattle – 12th Ave Bridge

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Photo taken May 2010. Larger version here. Another view of downtown Seattle – this time from the 12th Avenue bridge, one of the iconic spots for photographers.  This was my first foray with a wide-angle lens – a rented Canon … Read More

Meet Butternut

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Photo taken March 2010. Larger version here. Butternut has been part of the family for five years. We adopted him from a shelter when we think he was about two years old, and we think he”s a mix between American … Read More

I’m Back…Again

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I haven”t been updating this blog as frequently as I would have liked.  Seems like yesterday it was 2009.  While I post fairly frequently on Facebook, I”ve decided to spend some more time updating the blog because out of the … Read More

Welcome…and Coming Soon

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I”m starting off 2010 by moving my blog to WordPress to share photos and commentary in a more aesthetically pleasing and organized manner than my approach in the past. Stay tuned! Mountaineering, climbing, and backcountry travels. Appreciating the natural beauty … Read More

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