altitude slickness

The Backyardigan

There’s nothing quite like a looming Big Trip staring at you from the calendar to inspire a Little Trip outside to get some miles and elevation under you… A couple weeks ago the weather was just perfect for a quick leg stretcher up one of the hills just behind the house. I didn’t have any …

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Back to Bradley

Actually, it was only my first time to Bradley Lake, so it’s kind of tough to say “back” – although my last trip to Taggart Lake did bring me within a mile or so, so there you go. It has been way too long since I’ve updated this thing, mostly because the trips were either …

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Better than Nothing

Hardly deserving of an official Altitude Slickness trip report, I spent the night outside in my car last week up in the Grand Teton National Park, and blogged a bit about the evening’s activities over on The Armchair Mountaineer. Selah.

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Teton Dawn Patrol, First Edition

A long time ago, in a little town called North Bend, I once set my alarm clock for 4:00 in the morning. I threw my bike in the car and drove out to a trailhead below Mount Teneriffe and started up by headlamp. It was all downhill AND uphill from there. Mornings before work in …

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The Reason for the Season

The leaves are turning at the bases of the mountains, and it’s nice and chilly in the mornings when we wave goodbye to the boys on their way to school. September in Wyoming means hunting season, and although I’m technically not a hunter, I’ve managed to get out a handful of times now with Boone. …

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