Reaching the col with our first view of Triumph

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

Sunrise on larches and Mount Stuart

W 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
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
June 19Couch Potato 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
June 17Oby-won Ryobi 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
June 17Yoda 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
June 17Social Outcast 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
June 17Peer Pressure 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
June 17The Caged 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
June 16Underdog 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
June 16Armed and Dangerous, and Off My Medication 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
June 16Clusterphobia 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
June 16Cereal Killer 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
June 16Venus on a Halfshell 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
June 8Direct East Buttress 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
June 7SW Rib 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
June 7South Arete 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
June 1Ptarmigan Ridge Steep Snow
June 1Emmons Glacier Mod. Snow
May 25West Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

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