Tag: backpacking

Climbing Above Fear

August 31, 2017 0

Last weekend, in the last weekend in August, I summited Sahale Peak in the North Cascades National Park in Washington State.  This was my 2nd climb on a mixed (snow/rock) route, my first time on a glacier and first time seeing crevasses up close and it was probably the most anxious and nervous than on…


5 days in the Wallowa Mountains

August 16, 2017 0

Last week, I set out with a group of 7 others, on the longest backpacking trip I have done.  5 days, 4 nights, and about 31 miles into the Eagle Cap Wilderness to explore the Wallowa Mountains.  I’m pretty new to backpacking, having only done a few overnights in college, and not much since.  Now…