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Fall Adventures

Fall Adventures

The snow is flying and winter has absolutely arrived here in Crested Butte. I’ve dug the ski and ice gear out of the closet and have even had a few days out on snow and ice. Below are a few select moments from my time in Indian Creek, UT as well as some shots from...

Summer 2010

I’ve taken some time away from the blog, but only because I’ve been out in the mountains…or I’ll be honest; It’s not like I’ve been disconnected, I’ve been spraying super hard over on the Mountain Pro facebook page. After returning from a solid spring of high montagne ski guiding on the Haute Route, Ortler Circuit...

Mountain Pro Spring Update

Spring has finally arrived here in Crested Butte. Albeit with intermittent spells of late winter… I’ve been busy working on many Mountain Pro offerings both near and far as well as climbing daily on warm granite of Taylor Canyon. Many exciting new developments with the business including a more formal partnership with the local guide...

Winter in Full Swing!

My infrequent blog updates are a clear indicator of plentiful backcountry adventures here in Colorado. A guides’ holiday season is usually filled with many opportunities for mountain adventures with friends, both old and new, and this holiday season has been no exception. Approaching Resolution Mtn and the Fowler-Hilliard Yurt Last week,  I had the pleasure...

This week in the CB Backcountry

“We can travel a long way and do many different things, but our deepest happiness is not born from accumulating new experiences. It is born from letting go of what is unnecessary, and knowing ourselves to be always at home. True happiness may not be at all far away, but it requires a radical change...

Lake City Ice Conditions Dec 15

The park is open for the 09/10 season and looking good! Gone Skiing MB

Recent Skiing Slideshow

Deep snow here in the Butte- I’m on my way out the door for a longer tour… stay tuned and enjoy these photos from the past week. Click here to open the gallery. MB

Sherman Ice Video

With the amount of media I’ve been throwing around for a 3/4 ascent of a local moderate, one might think that it is the only thing I have done besides sit on the couch and play on the internet… Not exactly true, but the climb the other day has given me some video footage and...

Ice Season is here!

Ice Season is here! On November 19th, two friends and I made it down to Lake City, Colorado for an ascent of the area classic “Sherman Climb”. Pretty good conditions overall, with the final pillar pitch “in” but just barely. Check out the pics from our climb. Click here to open the gallery. The fact...