Posts tagged "mike bromberg"
North Sick Shooter

North Sick Shooter

Climbing the Lightening Bolt Cracks on North Six Shooter Tower of Indian Creek, Utah. Excellent and varied crack climbing for 3-4 pitches. Captured with Panasonic GF2 and iPhone 4s Music: At the Drive In Also check out our climb on South Six Shooter tower
July Mont Blanc Alternatives

July Mont Blanc Alternatives

It’s no secret that the winter of 2011 in the Alps was a dry one. Perhaps the worst in decades – if you’re a skier. Bare ice, marginal snow conditions and horrifically long spells of cold, dry weather. It’s also no secret that historically, dry winters are followed by wet summers. This July, I’ve had...
Country Club Couloir

Country Club Couloir

The snow and stability this winter in the Crested Butte backcountry has been absolutely fantastic, and I’ve been taking advantage of my rare days off by skiing some of the more attractive lines looming above town. Last week I had a great outing on Crested Butte’s Terminator 4, involving some really fun and engaging mixed...
the other side of Crested Butte

the other side of Crested Butte

Yesterday I had a great adventure on Crested Butte’s namesake peak. A really great line that combines two of my favorite things: mixed climbing and steep skiing. Crested Butte’s namesake is more than just closed boundary resort skiing. It’s also home to 5 backcountry chutes known locally as the Terminator Chutes. Accessed the old fashioned...
Back from the Dream Circuit!

Back from the Dream Circuit!

Berner Oberland Goodness I’m back in Chamonix after an excellent stretch of about 16 days of some of the most well known multi-day ski tours in France, Italy and Switzerland with Leavenworth, Washington’s Northwest Mountain School. Having just completed a week long Haute Route (Chamonix to Zermatt), a week long tour in the Ortler Range...

Off to the Alps

Bags are packed and weighed for my Spring season in the Alps! I’m psyched on some last minute gear additions from Outdoor Research including the new Helium Jacket and the Ferrosi Hoody, I’m confident that their uber-lightweight gear won’t put me over the 50lb baggage weight limit. I can’t wait to melt faces with that...

chasing rich experiences

I’ve finished everyday this week with frozen teeth. A byproduct of smiling uncontrollably as I wove my way through aspen glades dodging my similarly delighted partners. It’s not that we had skied lines that were going to make magazine covers. Or even lines with the freshest and lightest snow. We were thoroughly satiated through exploration...

Winter Newsletter and Blogging Hiatus

There has been plenty of unreported activity since my last blog post, but I’m going to be perfectly honest with you; I like skiing powder and climbing ice far more than I like the interwebs. I know that might be hard to believe for the folks that know my ‘net tendencies, but it’s true. Speaking...

The suspense is killing me!

The AMGA’s new “two week” rule is more stressful than the exam itself… The new rule is designed to give both the candidates and examiners some time to appropriately process feedback and reflect on the learning experience. In past courses and exams, candidates were immediately informed of their final score- resulting in either gleeful satisfaction...