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Descent Via Flattop

“I couldn’t catch a ball or do any of that stuff. I could do only what required brute stupidity.” — Warren Harding on mountaineering. Back in the day, the Stupid Brutes were pretty active in the ascending of mountains, the … Continue reading

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10k at 10k

It’s not that Scott and I hadn’t had plenty of exercise and mountain adventure already, but it seemed a shame to head straight back home so early in the day.  We’d invested quite a bit of time getting out into … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Boudoir

It has been a long, long time since I swung an ice axe in earnest.  My old group of Stupid Brute mountaineers and rock climbers have lately drifted on to other, less vertical pursuits like trail running, road cycling, and … Continue reading

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James Peak Superstar

What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a happening? What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a happening? It’s been a long time since I did a big, committing, technical alpine route. Time for that to change! I’d wanted to tackle the … Continue reading

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Goldilocks Skis Backcountry

A Tale of Two Ski Trips December 27 & 30, 2009 It was the snowiest of times, it was the coldest of times… oh never mind! Last season, I caught the backcountry skiing bug and caught it bad. The main … Continue reading

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