My future is looking quite dismal in terms of $$$
gearing up for an expedition is a lot of work…
I have a friend in Anchorage
Rescue at 19,500 feet ties McKinley record →
5 weeks until Denali
I just finished pulling a 110 lb weight-sled on the sidewalk for a mile while sporting a 20 lb weighted vest. The training is reaching full throttle…
Mountaineering and Scuba Diving-by Ranfuchs
You are hot and sweaty. You are holding firmly. A mild unpleasantness grips your stomach, and you wonder, once again, what the heck you are doing here. You jump in, hit the water and immediately feel the wet coldness swallows you, sending shivers throughout your body. Your breath ceases until your body adjusts. You float weightlessly. The water is clear, blue and deep and the colors and shapes...
It’s a strangely terrible yet awesome feeling to miss someone so much…*sigh*
great night, painful morning…
Once a frigid outpost whose remoteness and physical hostility left it known to only a handful, Denali now stands at the heart of the same worldwide mountaineering boom that sent flocks of untested mountaineers to the slopes of Mt. Everest in 1996. This season more climbers than ever before are expected to be on Denali. Typically, of all those who try to make it to the summit, only 50% succeed. ...
one mosquito ruined an entire night’s worth of sleep. Good job, you little fuck!
If it’s something you’re passionate about, you plan for it, and you can afford...
Patrick, Great to hear from you! I would imagine school has kept you quite...– Dave, my mentor and friend.