March 8, 2009
I prefer Alpine--mainly glacier but have done some rock and wee bit of ice. I would like to improve my technique with rock by doing more indoor as well as sport and trad.
Climbing is the most challenging and all-emcompassing sport there is to me. If you embrace it all--from conditioning, navigation, first-aid, knots, leave no trace practices, expedition/trip planning, etc the challenges and rewards are unlimited. I believe climbing truly makes you a better person.
There's a life time's worth of climbing in Washington State alone...just in our backyard!
If you like to climb this is the group