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How Much Money to do the Seven Summits?

This is a continuation of an idea presented in my previous article on How Long┬áto Do the Seven Summits HERE First of all, let’s look at some average prices for each of the Seven Summits. These are generally taken from major, well-established guide companies. Some could be more or less depending on your own abilities …

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TP-101 – Toilet Paper for Hiking etc.

Toilet Paper It’s a necessity. Sure, I’ve used snow and leaves before. You have too, right? To be honest, there’s almost nothing as much fun as a chunk of solid styrofoam neve as toilet paper. You think I’m kidding? You’ll want to carry the smallest lightest bit of toilet paper you can get away with, …

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Mount Olympus Speed Run

I have a few days off work so I needed to get some more outdoor training in for Elbrus. You might notice that I haven’t posted any outdoor training in a while because I had to cover for someone on vacation at work, and had a few business meetings I needed to be around for. …

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Elbrus Race 2010

In September 2010 I attended the Elbrus Race [Blogger Posts]. Below is a gallery of images from the race organizers. I was entered at bib number 24. I was also featured a few times in a promotional video [1:04, 1:13, 1:33] that the event promoters created as a “trailer”. Elbrus Race 2010 in fact was …

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Striking Camp – packing up to go home

Did a training overnighter on Timpanogos (a Utah County mountain 11,749′ tall near Provo, UT). Slept on a flat area below an series of avalanche runouts from the cliffs below Pika Cirque. For kicks I did this timelapse video as I took the tent down. Enjoy … I took down the Sierra Designs Baku single-wall …

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