Standing 14,019′ tall, Middle Palisade sits in the center of the highest continuous ridge along the Sierra Crest. With grueling terrain and deceiving metrics, this mountain climb was surprisingly more challenging than expected. Cross country navigation, high streams, a glacier crossing, and thousands of feet of exposed rock scrambling, at high altitude, made for a serious commitment.
Standing 13,775' above sea level the Grand Teton is an iconic mountain steeped in history. With a long approach, unpredictable weather patterns, high altitude and only accessible through technical rock climbing, achieving it's summit is never guaranteed.
Dominating the the northern California landscape rests Mount Shasta. Sitting 14,179' above sea level, and visible from 140 miles away, this volcano is the icon of the Cascades mountain range. Follow along as a we climb 7,300' over 11.5 miles to reach the summit.
1000' of alpine style ridge line in Oregon's premier climbing destination. The Marsupials Traverse is the longest climb in Smith Rock State Park. Runout and with dangerous falls, fortunately the climbing is pretty "easy," though some of this is on loose rock.
Mount Williamson is the second highest peak in the Sierras standing 14,375' above sea level. Follow along this grueling backpacking adventure up the short, steep, and treacherous route finding that is George Creek.
Perhaps Tuolumne’s most classic wide climb. It is intimidating, polished, and is many climbers’ introduction to chimney and offwidth. Although it’s low-angle, the climbing grabs your attention with frequent runouts or awkward chimney moves.