Sequoia National Park Backpacking Trip

When a friend of mine reached out because a spot became available on her backpacking permit, the answer was a no-brainer. This was both my l

Drain the lake

Top rope climbing above the turquoise blue south west shore of Lake Tahoe at Calawee Cliffs in D.L. Bliss State Park

Fountain of Youth

18 mile day hike on one of the longest days of the year to ski and pond skim at the Fountain of Youth in Desolation Wilderness.

Kirkwood Sidecountry

In search of a mellow day after a long weekend of some high-intensity days in the eastern sierras, we decided to see what new bounty...

Crater Crest

Another long day in the books. Over 10 miles and 4200' of vertical. We set out to reach the summit of Crater Crest and ski down the east...

Sawtooth Range

We set out to hike to the base of the Cleaver, but got a late start to the day. We made it to the Needle and found some exciting couloirs...

First BC Day of the Season

Somehow we always get lucky with conditions on Steven's Peak and our first day out this season was no exception!

Rae Lakes Loop

Two and a half days with over 40 miles of pristine wilderness all to ourselves. Doing the loop in late Fall brought us short days, long...

Powderhouse with dad

We took Kyle's dad, Kent, to the top of Powderhouse for his first winter ascent! There were freshies abound!

British Columbia

Our second annual trip to British Columbia proved to be even more exciting than the last. We tested our backcountry skills on some pretty...

Red Lake & Steven's Peak

Red Lake Peak and Steven's Peak are two of our favorite backcountry ski spots. They always deliver the goods and we've done them enough...

Mount Tallac

We've been eyeing the Mount Tallac ski descent ever since we began backcountry skiing. Over the holidays, we finally decided to tick this...

Steven's Peak

This is one of our favorite backcountry spots. We were gifted with some early season deep powder that stayed cold and gave us enough...

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