Tahoma and the White River.

Spring on the Coast!

Though I still have a draft of my season racing wrap-up post sitting uncompleted, it seems more appropriate to give a little recap of the last two months of what I’ve been up to¬†since getting¬†home from Europe. At the beginning of April when I first arrived, it was essentially still winter on the Coast (despite[…]

The ladies leading the charge up Tahoma.

Delayed Summer

Compared to 2015, the summer has been slow coming. We’ve had pretty extended periods of unsettled weather and not much for hot sunny stretches. This, combined with a good winter snowpack, means that conditions in the alpine are actually pretty good when the sun does come out. I’ve gotten in a few pretty awesome days[…]

Liberty Ridge

2014 Rainier FKT

Plan A: Liberty Ridge Skimo Mission Ever since our speed mission last year on Tahoma (Mt. Rainier), Nick and I have been planning to return for another but were looking for a route that would require a bit more actual climbing rather than just running up and down the cow-path on the standard Disappointment Cleaver[…]