In July, I was able to embark on my first mountaineering expedition on Mount Rainier as part of REI's Climb For A Cause. Mount Rainier is a volcano in Washington's Cascade Range rising up to 14,411 ft. Our team of 8 REI employees and 4 guides from Alpine Ascents International climbed the Disappointment Cleaver Route … Continue reading Video: Mount Rainier, Disappointment Cleaver Route
Here it is - a look at my Himalayan trek to Nepal's Annapurna Base Camp with Eric! We backpacked for 6 days, traveling approximately 60 miles and traversing over 32,000 feet of elevation changes. From the tropical lowlands (3,000 feet) up to the alpine Annapurna Sanctuary and Annapurna Base Camp (13,600 ft) and back again, … Continue reading Video: Annapurna Base Camp Trek
My recent visit to Zion National Park in Utah was challenging, breathtaking, incredible, and of course tremendously fun. I like to think this video I made captures both the beauty and tomfoolery well. Trail reviews for Kolob Canyon, West Rim, and the Grand Canyon are coming soon to Further Along!