A look back at climbs of Mount Whitney in the days before permits and reservations.
A look back at a High Sierra peak where persistence crossed the line into obsession.
Recovered memories of an inadvertant first ascent in California’s Sierra Nevada way back in the day.
A walk down the nostalgia trail to the one time we devoted a long weekend to ice climbing in California.
Memories of a long ago climb of Matterhorn Peak recalled by a recent trip in its vicinity.
A long ago, but very memorable, climb of Lone Pine Peak in California’s Sierra Nevada.
An early days backpacking trip to Seven Gables in California’s John Muir Wilderness.
A memorable climbing trip accompanied by Galen Rowell, one of the most accomplished climbers and photojournalists of his day.
A short hike to the summit of Adams Peak in the Diamond Mountains southwest of Susanville, California.