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18 04, 2008

Making the Turns at Stanley Mitchell – March/08

2016-10-30T13:11:21+00:00 April 18th, 2008|skiing, trip reports|

By Olivia Yuel What an amazing trip! Half of our group (Steve, Dave & Bill) travelled into the Stanley Mitchell hut on March 12, but Bette, Bob and I began our journey a day late because Bob was still recovering from a serious lung infection. The temperature was a bit cool at 7:30 in the [...]

7 04, 2008

Fairy Meadows in Winter

2016-10-30T13:11:36+00:00 April 7th, 2008|skiing, trip reports|

by Dave McCormick I've discovered a new way to get to visit some great backcountry ski destinations.... It's the same strategy I've talked about before - volunteering for the ACC - you get to go to all sorts of great places. I got this phone call on a Wednesday offering me a trip into Fairy [...]

25 03, 2008

Remind Me – Why Do We Do This?

2016-10-30T13:11:36+00:00 March 25th, 2008|trip reports|

by Jesse Invik [With the scrambling season approaching, we post this story from the last scrambling season] Just what you need, another bit of philosophical glop about why we climb, right? Didn't Mallory already sew this question up with the famous quote "Because it's there"? Unfortunately it seems that we all are driven to contemplate [...]