Climbing

Climbing

A series of mistakes led to a near-fatal disaster. Story by Patrick Kennedy Photos by Patrick Kennedy and AAI Photo Collection Five days of cool nights and...

A climber's paradise on the Skykomish River By Stamati Anagnostou “Shank him!” The night is dark and I hear Logan’s taunt rise above the soft chitter-chatter...

Washington Pass offers some of the best easily accessible climbing in the state.

Climbing Iceland's highest peak By Aubrey Laurence At 3 a.m., I peeled back the room-darkening shades to reveal the objective of our day: Hvannadalshnúkur (pronounced kvah-nuh-doll-shnooker,...

From Bali to Baker, by Pat Grubb. Two years ago, I had the good fortune to spend nearly a month in Bali. The Balinese are a deeply spiritual people whose religion is a syncretism of Hinduism, Buddhism and Animism. They believe the sea is the source of many evil spirits and...

Every person who ever shared a chairlift, a slope or a rope with Liz is better for having known her.

Ice climbing on glaciers is a popular fall sport in the Northwest.

Jason Hummel and Kyle Miller complete the fabled American Alps Traverse on skis and splitboard in the North Cascades.

                     

Mountains beg to be climbed. Their tall, unwavering peaks inspire dreams of conquering towering heights and call with siren-like attraction, daring men and women to risk...