Hi, I'm Kevin.  I'm a triathlete and mountaineer, among other things.   This is where I get to share my adventures with you.  

 

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Mountaineering Trip Reports

August 10, 2017

After two years of getting shut out on Rainier (route conditions in 2015 and weather in 2016), we were really hoping to make the summit this year.  Plus, the past two years we had a team of 4, this time around we had a big team...a very big team.  We had 12 people on our team - the maximum team size allowed on Mt. Rainier.  Out team consisted of people with a wide range of mountaineering skills and abilities - some with no cli...

July 18, 2017

Even with my Rainier climb only a week away, I wanted to squeeze in another climb this summer.  I decided on Mt. Hood as I had never done it and it would take less time to climb than Mt. Adams.  The weather looked great and the route was supposed to be in good shape, so I got off work early and headed south.  My plan was to start climbing Friday night and get about halfway up, then sleep in my tent and start early the next mor...

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