Category Archives: Mountain Climbing

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“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift.” –Steve Prefontaine

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The fear of God

I have seen the fear of God in the eyes of four people.  These are always an amazing experience. Here are the details behind each: #1 Mt Rainer,  I was climbing with Steve Filips, Tyler and Jim Work,  at the 12,000ft it was … Continue reading

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Alex’s first Climbing experience

I was one of the sickest there. My cousin Mike was the sickest of us. My grandpa on the another hand was always sleeping. My sister was sick how I wondered how many more people could get sick.  knew we … Continue reading

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Sometimes things can go very very wrong.

I was reading an article about an MIT Professor that lost some limbs in a climbing accident. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Herr Its amazing what some people will do with the situations God puts them it. Hugh goes onto say in this article that … Continue reading

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Everest

Don’t worry, I really have no interest in climbing this. Mt. Denali is much harder and cheaper to climb.  I read this morning that a Nepal cell phone provider is putting a cell phone tower near the base camp at … Continue reading

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Helmet Cam of the Mt Whitney Rescue

Here is a helmet cam of the Mt Whitney Rescue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsW050TIsv8

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Omaha is one of the top ten best cities to move to

Check this out. Omaha is one of the top 10 cites to move to http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/best-cities-to-move-to-in-america.htm Of interesting note of the 1o people that climbed Mt Whitney.  Only one of them was not from one of the top 10 cites to move … Continue reading

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Things on learned while Climbing Mt Whitney

Always bring a cell phone even if you do not think it will work Train Train Train Read everything you can about the climb Have a pre-climb meeting to go over with your climbing team what gear you should take … Continue reading

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More details

I finally got to talk to Dale and Phil in great detail about their experience. Wow.  And the pictures. There was never a point that they thought they were not going to make it.  Although there were some very harry … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Chinook Crew Rescue

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