On our way back down

Climbing

Climbing has been a love of mine since childhood. In high school, I learned to rock climb with friends and took trips to Hammond Pond and the Boston Rock Gym. I also worked on a small climbing wall at Brookline High School. In college, I met many more people who were interested in climbing and my friends and I took regular trips to Rumney. I was a member of the Dartmouth Outing and Mountaineering Clubs. Since college, I've helped organize a bunch of climbing trips with friends around the world and have gotten into ice climbing and mountaineering. I trained regularly at MetroRock in Everett, MA while in Boston and now train at Vertical World, Stone Gardens, and the Synapse bouldering wall in Seattle.

Climbing Adventures

Hubba Hubba

Leavenworth Ice - Hubba Hubba

November 15, 2014
Sunrise on larches and Mount Stuart

West Ridge on Mount Stuart

October 5, 2014
Kelsey on the knife edge section

NE Ridge on Mount Triumph

September 27-28, 2014
Adams, Hood, and Saint Helens, with Joe below on the extended first pitch

Kautz Glacier on Mount Rainier

August 31 - September 1, 2014
Ascending the Snow Dome, with the Blue Glacier behind

Blue Glacier on Mount Olympus

August 16-17, 2014
Traversing the snow

Mount Daniel

August 9, 2014
Kelsey, checking out a large crevasse with a thin bridge

Adams Glacier on Mount Adams

June 28-29, 2014
Sunrise on the ice cliff

Ptarmigan Ridge on Mount Rainier

May 31 - June 1, 2014
November 15Center Flow WI3
November 2The Crippler 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
November 2Thunder Run 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
November 2Y2K Crash 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
November 2Heel Higher Crescent 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
November 2Crescendo of the Sarcophagus Breeding 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
November 2Rio Vista 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
November 2Killer Lob 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
November 2Dew Claw 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
November 1Appassionata Sonata 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
November 1Gas Sipper 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
November 1Noggin Garnish 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
November 1Stampede 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
November 1Weep Holes on a Sill 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
November 1Bob is Real 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
November 1One Move Blunder 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
November 1The Red Drill Rules 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
October 5West Ridge 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
September 28NE Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c PG13
September 1Kautz Glacier WI2-3
September 1Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleaver Route Mod. Snow
August 17Blue Glacier 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow
July 5North Face Steep Snow
July 1Rainy Day Woman 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
July 1Girls in the Gym 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
July 1False Idol 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
June 29Adams Glacier WI2-3 Steep Snow
June 29North Ridge Mod. Snow
June 19Predator 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
June 19Tropicana 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
June 19Son of Sammy 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

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