Climbs

Pacific Northwest

North Cascades

Central Cascades

South Cascades


Canada

Bugaboos 2022, A Dream Realized (8/13/2022)


Cordillera Blanca

Cordillera Blanca 2019, Redemption (8/12/2019)

Cordillera Blanca 2018, Death & Failure (7/13/2018)

Cordillera Blanca 2017


Ecuador

Ecuador 2021, Escaping the Pandemic (2/7/2021)

Ecuador the Hard Way (12/9/2017)


Talk


Check out some of my favorites

Mt. Hood, Cathedral Ridge

There are really 2 ways to climb the Cathedral Ridge. Either approached by Lolo Pass, all the way from the far northwest flank of the mountain. While scenic and pure, it requires climbers to somehow get back to their car when descending to Timberline.  Alternatively, it can be approached from the good ole south side. It begins with crossing over the Illumination Saddle, then the Reid Glacier, then the Yocum Ridge, then the Sandy Glacier, and then finally make the way onto the Cathedral Ridge. This effectively circumnavigates half the mountain. […]

Ecuador the Hard Way

Upon arriving back to Ecuador for the second time, now few years later, I had all the same levels of excitement as the first, but with something very different in mind.  Technical climbs.  However, because of how poorly the technical climbs of Ecuador are documented, I had really very little idea of what I had ahead of me.[…]

Tocllaraju, West Face Direct

Three seasons ago, I met a friendly Spanish-Argentinian duo in the Ishinca Hut. We would be climbing Tocllaraju on the same day, them from the West Face, and me from the Northwest Ridge. I snapped this photo as a memento for them, but it ended up being my cell phone’s background for the next 2 years. I couldn’t stop looking at it, thinking about it, what an epic route. […]