Away Game 01-18: Return to Ecuador

I needed to return to Ecuador to clean up my climbing resume and get some serious high altitude training you just can't find in the states. Problem being, I didn't really have the time. My Vacation time was cut short due to training and other fuckery, and I had a mountain of responsibilities pilling up… Continue reading Away Game 01-18: Return to Ecuador

Away Game 05-17, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania-Africa

From the plains of the Serengeti , one can see Africa’s own Mt. Olympus, home of the highest peak in all of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Standing at 19,341 feet, this massive volcano is one of the fabled 7 Summits, the second of which I’ve attempted, and this Fall’s big international away Game. Over 6 days,… Continue reading Away Game 05-17, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania-Africa

Away Game 04-17, El Caminito del Rey, Southern Spain

Once returning from Ecuador, I took a week to unpack, wash my clothing and reflect on the Journey. I had severe trouble with prior injuries at altitude but still had an appetite for something that would place me in mortal peril. The answer was the Caminito del Rey in southern Spain. Heralded as the most… Continue reading Away Game 04-17, El Caminito del Rey, Southern Spain