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Ed Viesturs Climbs for Kids

Ed Viesturs Climbs for Kids

Ed Viesturs is known for summiting the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without oxygen, but not many people know the work Ed does to help under-resourced youth develop[Read More…]

by August 28, 2014 0 comments Community
The Mental Game of Getting to the Summit

The Mental Game of Getting to the Summit

We’ve all heard about the power of positive thinking. If you say things like, “I can’t do it” or “I’m not going to make it,” well, then you’ll do what you say. But getting to the finish is a little more than just being positive. It is being purposeful. Purposeful with every foot step. Every water break. And every thought.

by January 30, 2013 0 comments Skills
Mount Adams South Climb

Mount Adams South Climb

Once you’ve soaked up the spectacular summit view, take off your crampons (this is imperative), don your waterproof pants and get ready for the stunning glissade down 3500 feet. In the summer months you will find well-groomed glissade shoots, gouged into the mountain’s snow by many a hiker’s weary bottom. The glissade from Piker’s Peak to Lunch Counter rewards hikers with a 10 minute descent down 2,700 vertical feet in twisting, turning and exhilarating chute.

by October 11, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week