Conness Pilgrimage

Mt Conness via West Ridge, 1500ft, 5.6, 23 June 2020 Two summers ago, I had a life-altering accident on Mt Conness, stepping on a refrigerator sized block of granite that shifted, fell, pinned my right leg above the knee and eventually ended in its amputation. I was alone, threw my backpack off, out of reach,Continue reading “Conness Pilgrimage”

Middle Sister Ski

Middle Sister (10,046ft) via Hayden Glacier, 5000ft Mod. Snow, 27 Feb 2020 Yesterday, my buddy Michael Boles and I headed up towards Pole Creek Trailhead at the break of dawn, with snowmobile in tow, with the goal of getting to the top of Middle Sister. Neither of us had made the true summit before, andContinue reading “Middle Sister Ski”

Carson Peak Epic

Carson Peak (10909ft) via Carson Peak Gully and Pete’s Dream, 2600ft 5.4 M4 Steep Snow, 30 Jan 2020 Last week I headed down from Bend to the eastside of the Sierras in the hopes of swinging some tools with my ice climbing partner, Tim Waring, who I had met last year and had enjoyed aContinue reading “Carson Peak Epic”

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