altitude slickness

Twelve Hours in the Tetons

So I’ve resolved to quit doing this half-baked trip report stuff. The stream-of-consciousness lists of memories don’t really do justice to the experience for anyone who reads it, other than myself. It’s embarrassing to be so lazy about something I feel so passionate about, so there you go – no more laundry-list trip reports. That …

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Up Strawberry Creek Canyon

So we’ve made it – the big transition, I mean. The Grand Experiment, Neilson’s Folly, whatever you want to call it. We’ve settled (for the time being) in Star Valley, Wyoming and so far, are loving every minute. Saturday morning I took a quick run/hike/wheeze up the only place I was really familiar with up …

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Buzzed on Mount Adams

Long story short, (aren’t all of these posts just the short version? I’m so lazy…) Dean and Mark and a couple of Mark’s friends from work, Tom and Kyle, headed up towards Mount Adams on the last weekend of May. Weather was mostly cooperative, and we were nearly successful, except for a slight case of …

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The Armchair Mountaineer

It was inevitable – the day when I actually realized and accepted the fact that I don’t really climb so much any more, as much as I simply read and think about climbing. The domain was available, so I snagged it –¬†TheArmchairMountaineer.com. Setting this up will allow me to keep Altitude Slickness as more of …

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The Best Laid Plans

With the dearth of trips these last few months, this site has been pretty much neglected ¬†(other than some basic template-tweaking and general mid-winter tidying). I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’d like to do with this place, and a few ideas have started to congeal, but it’s still going to be a while …

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