If you go out into the backcountry often enough, you will see or experience something you should report to the local avalanche center. But it's hard to get over the hesitation.
The first place I read about Margo Hayes becoming the first woman to climb 5.15a on Sunday, 26 February. A-maze-ing.
Winter officially ends on 25 March, and my rock climbing season officially starts in May. This training program just got me psyched to get back into a gym.
My new backcountry hand drill arrived from Dammler and I'm really looking forward to replacing some sketchy old alpine bolts.
I have a free week in Europe 15-23 April that I'm looking to fill up. If anyone is interested in skiing in Switzerland, France, Italy or Austria during that time, please contact me.
Apparently the average American spends only 5% of their time outside. Let's make that more.
One of my sources for these awesome little nuggets of knowledge is also the inspiration for this post.
Even though I'm skiing my life away right now, here's one last piece of Cascade climbing stoke: