Articles by: Erika Klimecky

KCSAR Myths

KCSAR Myths

So now you know who they are. They are the people that the news stations refer to when “a search is underway”. They are the[Read More…]

by March 27, 2011 0 comments Community
Things Search and Rescue Wishes We All Knew

Things Search and Rescue Wishes We All Knew

Of course Search and Rescue hopes, as much as you do, that you never have to meet them in the backcountry. Still, once you know[Read More…]

by March 22, 2011 0 comments Community
Stone Palaces – Following Dreams – An Interview with Geof Childs

Stone Palaces – Following Dreams – An Interview with Geof Childs

Whether your passion is weaving, sky diving or climbing, it’s not likely to be your source of income, so you endure the day job in order to love your passion in the off-hours. But there are few lucky souls who can chase their passion first and do it effectively. Geof Childs, Author of Stone Palaces, is one such local adventurer.

by March 1, 2011 0 comments Community
Dirty Harry’s Balcony

Dirty Harry’s Balcony

Dirty Harry’s Balcony trail review, winter hike.

by February 27, 2011 0 comments Trails
Seven Summits

Seven Summits

He is a Sherpa, a climber and has seen the summit of Rainier 11 times, and summitted McKinley and Kilimanjaro. He climbed with Sir Edmund Hillary once, even. And through his climbing he has brought much to the people of Nepal.

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Community
USA, Washington, North Cascades NP, Mt Shuksan at sunrise with Mt Baker in the distance from the summit of Ruth Mt

Inside Outdoor Photography: Interview with a Pro

The Seattle area is a place overflowing with enthusiastic outdoor types. Occasionally you find one who has done things a little differently, and made a[Read More…]

by January 6, 2011 0 comments Skills
Mountain Meadow Panorama - Photo by Erika Klimecky

Lightning Bill

Last summer I had an experience I will never forget. No, it wasn’t death defying, altitude record-breaking, or a marathon pack trip. It was an[Read More…]

by January 3, 2011 0 comments Community
Top: light meter set normal Bottom: Light meter set to over expose 1 stop - Photo by Erika Klimecky

Shooting in the Snow

You only need to take a few photos in the snow to see it. There are all sorts of problems with shooting photos with all that[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Skills