Have a trip planned to climb Stuart/Enchantments area this weekend. Coming in from Idaho and wondering about smoke in the alpine. Anyone been up there in the last couple days? Is the Cougar Creek fire pushing enough smoke in that direction to make it unenjoyable to climb? Any info would be appreciated! Thanks!!
Trip: Bugaboos - Beckey-Chouinard and Surfs Up Trip Date: 08/07/2018 Trip Report: My wife and I took a quick trip to the Bugs last week, primarily to get on South Howser’s Beckey-Chouinard which has been on my dream list for years. We also climbed Snowpatch spire via Surfs Up. Both were great routes, and we […]
Trip: Colchuck Peak & Dragontail Peak - North Buttress Trip Date: 08/11/2018 Trip Report: After thru-hiking the Enchantments a couple years ago, it has been on my list to get back in the area and tackle some of the surrounding peaks. I'm not sure why it took so long! Just looking for a scramble, we […]
Trip: Goode Mountain - Northeast Buttress From the West Trip Date: 07/10/2018 Trip Report: http://goacrophile.blogspot.com/2018/08/goode-ne-buttress-78-713-2018.html Gear Notes: Rack: Nuts and tricams, single BD C4 from 0.4-2, BD X4s 0.1-0.3; 12 alpine draws and 4 long slings. Rope: Single half rope (60 m), doubled over for the rick climbing. Ice: Crampons, one ice screw, and one […]