Ice Climbing Adventure

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With both ice axes and my left foot firmly planted, I strike the ice with the crampon attached to my right boot.  Increasing pressure, I feel my foot slip.  No, that isn’t going to work.  I strike the ice again in a different spot.  This time it is good.  I transfer my weight to both [...]

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Get Lost…in the Wilderness

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Well, don’t actually get lost geographically speaking, but take the opportunity to truly lose yourself in the wilderness.  Free your mind of worry, stress, and anxiety.  Take a deep breath and relax as you marvel at the wonders in nature.  I challenge you to pull out a map, look for greenspace, and visit a park [...]

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Look Again

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Wow, what a beautiful frozen waterfall!  I can’t wait to go ice climbing on that.  All I need are my harness, helmet, crampons, ice tools, and I am set and ready to go.  But, wait…are there still leaves on the trees?  How can that be?  With that much ice frozen and ready to climb, surly [...]

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