THRICE: Ice Climbing in Maine

It’s almost routine now that plans for a big trip in Maine are dashed by a menacing blizzard. Of course, it does always provide for a good time anyway. In these three clips, we head out to three different places … Read More

The Nature of Mountains: Mt. Rainier

I was not ready. Nearly six years ago I changed my life from a young student who spent 21 years sitting behind a desk in the classrooms of cities. I had always fantasized about being an explorer and, at a … Read More

Is Breathing Your Climbing Problem?

Improper breathing in climbing can be very dangerous. Climbing is an activity that takes place in high altitudes, demands intense focus, uses extreme amounts of sustained energy, and requires solving complex problems against the clock. All of these things take … Read More