Marlene

Location:

Stoneham, MA
Hometown: stoneham

Member since:

September 29, 2013

Which aspects of mountaineering and backcountry sports are of most interest to you? -- (Hiking) (Backcountry Skiing) (Ice Climbing) (Rock Climbing) (Backpacking & Camping) ?

Hiking and Cross-country skiing

What is your level of mountaineering experience or other backcountry skills? -- (Novice) (Beginner) (Intermediate) (Advanced) (Pro)? (Feel free to add some specifics):

Non-technical hiker- okay with some rock scrambling. Tried rappelling, but I don't think it's for me.

What is your greatest achievement in the the mountains as of today?

Although I've been higher in Nepal, hutting both the Haute Route (Mt. Blanc to the Matterhorn, and Circuit of Monte Rosa (Switzerland and Italy). 5 non-technical Colorado fourteeners

What is you "next" greatest goal? Touch some summit? Backpack a trail?

hiking in Patagonia-Argentina and Chile hiking in the Tatras

What was your most epic, trip that gives you the cold sweats in the middle of the night?

Circuit of Monte Rosa- long days and lots or eroded trails

Introduction

I'm a non-technical hiker, but love reading and hearing mountaineering stories. Have hiked in the US, Nepal, Peru, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Canada. Lots of places still on my list!


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