March 2013 archive

Jackson Hole – 2013 TR

Well, it has been a week since we got back from our annual “family” trek to Jackson Hole. I know I’m supposed to be enjoying this “spring” weather that we are having, but technically it IS still winter. Poor Bogus Basin is about out of snow, and I’m already having withdrawls at the prospective of …

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Winter Ski Mountaineering Training in Garnet Canyon

After the failed attempt on Mount Moran a few weeks earlier, Aaron recommended that I “forget about the big peaks” for a time and focus on practicing on my uphill climbing technique. I took this advice seriously, and invested in better equipment. (My new Dynafit Manaslu skis and custom Dynafit Speed Skins are proving to …

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Attacking the Mores Uphill

As a wrestler in high school and college, it was always an interesting dynamic to see who paired off with each other in practices. What I noticed in high school was that there were certain guys who would pick their buddy, or someone who wasn’t as much of a challenge. As a result, those guys …

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