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News & Notes – 11/7/07

News & Notes – 11/7/07

I realize lately that I have been spending too much time blogging about myself and not enough time talking about all the action going down elsewhere so here goes nothing: During his recent work on Trice, Jamie Emerson made a slight deviation from the line of Trice and nabbed the 3rd ascent after Karn and […]

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NOLS Alaska

NOLS Alaska

Approximate location of my NOLS course with Anchorage and Denali NP pictured. Back in High School, circa 1999, I was required to read Krakauer’s Into Thin Air for an English class. The reading of this book (several times over) changed the course of my life by planting the seeds for climbing in my mind. Due […]

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Midweek News – 08/22/07

Here are a few interesting stories to check out Splitterchoss has a couple of cool tidbits on climbing at Rifle. First is a post about a feature story done about climbing at Rifle Mountain Park in the Glenwood Post Independent. Second is news about a new guidebook for Western Colorado climbing that will feature updated […]

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Big "E" Update

Summit fever is in full effect again on Everest this year. With 480 ascents last year and well over 200 already this year, Everest is almost turning into your local Colorado 14er…but not quite. The Super Sherpa expedition I had written about earlier seems to have been a success. There is no word on the […]

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Super Sherpa Expedition

Along with my passion for rock climbing news I also have a fading obsession with armchair mountaineering. With May rapidly approaching that can mean only one thing: it is Everest Season. Sadly, I haven’t been doing much reading on the subject in the past few years. I have already read most of the books (several […]

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