Month: July 2014

  • Camping on Guanella Pass

    Camping on Guanella Pass

    This weekend we had a great time camping on Colorado’s pristine Guanella Pass – four photos from our short trip.. with the dogs! For reference, our campsite was at 39.546973N, -105.718857W.

  • Shooting Photos for Israel Outdoors

    Shooting Photos for Israel Outdoors

    While guiding in Israel for Israel Outdoors, I had the opportunity to take a bunch of marketing photos for upcoming product promotions and trips. Israel Outdoors recently published a small selection of my photos. Thanks Israel Outdoors, great working with you!

  • Climbing Mt. Sherman – 14,035 Feet

    Climbing Mt. Sherman – 14,035 Feet

    Another great Colorado 14er weekend – this weekend Amy, Shannon and I headed up to Mt. Sherman, in Colorado’s Mosquito Range. We headed up Saturday evening and camped at the Fourmile Campground, just below the Southwest Ridge trailhead. Luckily the light rain stopped right as we got our fire going, and we enjoyed a great…

  • Speaking on Living and Working at the South Pole, Antarctica at Neptune Mountaineering

    Speaking on Living and Working at the South Pole, Antarctica at Neptune Mountaineering

    Here’s the recording of my recent talk at Neptune Mountaineering. I spoke about my experiences living and working in Antarctica, and what I have coming up next,

  • Discovering Cosmopolitan Lebanon

    Discovering Cosmopolitan Lebanon

    I never expected to travel to Lebanon, but after being dropped off at the Amman Airport by a friend I met at the Bedouin Camp, I decided to buy a same-day ticket from Amman to Beirut, and see what happened. Overall, I was extremely impressed with Lebanon. The country and people were absolutely wonderful, and…

  • Climbing Colorado’s Mt. Massive – 14,429 Feet

    Climbing Colorado’s Mt. Massive – 14,429 Feet

    This past weekend, I traveled with a good group of friends to Leadville, Colorado to camp at the base of and climb Mt. Massive, one of Colorado’s 14ers, and the 2nd highest peak in the Rocky Mountains. Route Description, from 14ers.com: Leave the parking area and begin hiking up the Colorado/Mt. Massive trail – Photo…

  • How to plan, train and  pack for your first summit above 14,000 feet

    How to plan, train and pack for your first summit above 14,000 feet

    This month, I was featured in Boulder Lifestyle Magazine discussing some great Colorado 14ers to get you started on your first climb. Thanks to journalist Sandra Henderson for interviewing me for the article. Check out the article, starting on page 34!