Port Ludlow, WAUSA
Hometown: Port Ludlow
December 1, 2011
Mt Redoubt, Athabasca, Temple, Shuksan (again), W Arete of Mt Constance
Efficiency of movement, trip coordination, group dynamics, improve rock protection skills
crevasse rescue, avalanche, route-finding, conditioning
Rainier (4), McKinley (2 attempts, 1 summit - extended trip dynamics, high altitude climbing, cold weather climbing, expedition planning), Gannett Peak (Wind Rivers) 25 miles in, climb to 13,000, 25 miles out.
I've been mountaineering since '95. Basic Mountaineering-Olympic College; 12-Day Mountaineering Course-Amer Alp Inst; Interm Mountaineering-Seattle Mountaineers; significant summits - McKinley, Rainier, Gannett, Baker, Hood, Mt Blanc, Olympus
It was nice to see everyone that could drop by! Good ideas shared. Especially appreciative of Ralph&amp;amp;#039;s expertise in project management!