Southern Sierra High Route
Southern Sierra High Route

A beautiful extension of the Sierra High Route to the south, to Mount Whitney and beyond.  Here Alan approaches Mount Whitney at sunrise. Mount Whitney is the rightmost peak, flanked by Keeler Needle (center) and Day Needle (left).   

Traversing Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains
Traversing Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains

Hiking and Packrafting across the Talkeetnas on the Susitna and Talkeetna Rivers

Sierra High Route
Sierra High Route

Route Notes, Thoughts and Photos

Solar Oven, Joshua Tree National Park
Solar Oven, Joshua Tree National Park

Karen on the second ascent of Solar Oven, 5,10c, near Jumbo Rocks. This route follows excellent steep edges on a sunny, secluded south facing wall.  

 Packrafting Escalante Canyon
Packrafting Escalante Canyon

Video and route notes on pack rafting the Escalante River

Wind River High Route
Wind River High Route

Alan looks into the Cirque of the Towers, from near Texas Pass

Sunrise from the Tonto Plateau, Grand Canyon
Sunrise from the Tonto Plateau, Grand Canyon

Taken during our summer loop trip from Hermit to Bright Angel.

Above the Lyell Glacier, Mount Lyell, Yosemite National Park
Above the Lyell Glacier, Mount Lyell, Yosemite National Park

Taken during our summit attempt, Summer 2014

Bear Creek Spire, Northeast Ridge
Bear Creek Spire, Northeast Ridge

Fun alpine climbing in a great setting.