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The Four by Four

By Aaron Richards Most of the big climbs I do in the Sierra are thanks to my friend Ian McEleney. He comes up with stupid ideas and I’m dumb enough to join him. Well, payback is a bitch: When I came up with the idea of stacking Peter Croft’s “Big Four” alpine routes car-to-car and [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:52:38-07:00July 13th, 2014|Alpine Climbing, Rock Climbing|

2 Day Mountaineers Route on Whitney

This week I was lucky enough to get to do our most popular trip in a two-day mega push with Luc Peltier. On our first day, climbing a little higher than usual, we made it to about 12,000 ft.  At one of my favorite spots we set up camp: a set of rock ledges with snow melt [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:52:38-07:00June 6th, 2011|Alpine Climbing, Whitney|

The First Mountaineers Trip of 2011

20-22 MAY 2011 Headed up Whitney for the first, but not the last, time this season with three great clients: Heather Krauss, Regina Froemmiling and Aaron Howell.  The forecast looked more like winter than a mid-May spring trip.  I think that we all dressed a little too heavily for the warm sunny weather that [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:52:38-07:00May 24th, 2011|Alpine Climbing|