Two Parties Rescued off Mount Washington

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of summiting Washington with 4 hardy climbers in very pleasant Spring weather while guiding for Northeast Mountaineering. This really is a cool time to climb Mount Washington as you start out in summer-like conditions but soon discover above treeline it is still winter. There is a lot of … Continue reading Two Parties Rescued off Mount Washington

Travel Guide- Ski Touring in Iceland (updated 2018)

Originally posted in April 2017, this post has been updated to reflect more knowledge from 2018 trip! QUICKLINKS 1. General Information 2. Flight Info 3. Cell Service 4. Getting to Akureyri 5. Lodging in Akureyri 6. Eating in Akureyri/Iceland 7. Drinking in Akureyri/Iceland 8. Weather & Avalanche Info 9. Ski Tours 10. Equipment A few days … Continue reading Travel Guide- Ski Touring in Iceland (updated 2018)

Gear Review: Patagonia Nano Puff® Hoody

A couple months ago I got my hands on the iconic Patagonia Nano Puff® Hoody and I've come to discover why I often see climbers milling about both at the cliffs and at the local coffee shop in this well designed piece. The non-hooded version of this jacket won the Editors Choice Classic Award from Climbing … Continue reading Gear Review: Patagonia Nano Puff® Hoody