Posts tagged Mountaineering
Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener

Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener - Mount Shasta is the 5th tallest mountain in California and has many trails that lead to it's summit. Most trails to the top of Mount Shasta require technical Mountaineering skills (meaning beginners should go guided), but it is still an awesome peak to add to your bucket list. This particular guide goes over the details of climbing Mt Shasta via the Avalanche Gulch route (one of the easier routes up the Mountain). Check out my full guide to this beautiful area and this California classic peak! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Winter Ascent of Grays Peak, Colorado

I must seem like a crazy person. Who in their right mind would drive 15 hours on a Friday to spend 14 long hard hours on a winter ascent of a mountain on Saturday and then drive back 15 hours Sunday? Welp, three of us thought it was a good idea I guess... and despite the mountain kicking our butts, I'd say it was (mostly) worth it.

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Winter Ascent Mountaineers Route to Mount Whitney, Highest Peak in the Lower 48

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Such is Mount Whitney. This mountain challenged me so much, that it has taken a little over a week now for me to spend energy writing about it. I literally took all of last week off to be lazy and even went to Vegas this past weekend for a complete change of pace.

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An Everest Ridge First Attempt - Mt. Timpanogos, Utah

Last weekend I did something pretty out of my league, and it was awesome! Except that I can admit that it took me full circle to come back to that conclusion. I will explain later. I joined a club this year called Utah Climbing Club per my coworker's suggestion to help me achieve some awesome things and see some new amazing places. This was my first event I've been able to attend, Everest Ridge in Utah on Mt. Timpanogos.

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