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Ski Resume
AIARE level 2 certified
Wilderness First Responder certified
, (valid through 1/23/2013)

*Ski descents ALL DONE SOLO unless the date is followed by a *NS* (Not Solo)
** My descents are not chronologically organized ...
*** List of some of my rock climbs at bottom of page

Cascades:

Mt. Shasta, Summited then skiied from top of Red banks, Late Feb 06
Mt. Shasta, Trinity chutes, (from summit) 2-17-08
Mt. Shasta, W.F. attempt, skiied AG route 2-18-08
Mt. Shasta, West Face, 3-22-08
Mt. Shasta, Hotlum-Wintun Ridge, 6/23/09
Shastina - S.E. face, Cascade Gulch 3-6-08
Shastina, North Face, 6/26/09
Mt. Adams, South West Chutes, 7/29/06
Mt. Adams- NFNWR attempt-only skiied upper half(icey conditions) + sw chutes 6/14/07
Mt Adams, South Spur, 11/16/08, *NS*
Mt. Adams, NFNWR, 7/24/2010
Mt. Hood, West Crater couloir, (west of old chute), 7/31/06
Mt. Hood, Cooper Spur, 6-12-07
Mt. Hood, Reid Glacier Headwall -- South End Couloir variation + Leutholds Couloir, 4-3-08
Mt. Hood, Reid Headwall, central couloir variation, 6,4,08
Mt. Hood, Newton Clark Headwall, 7-14-08, + previous attempts 6/2/08, and 6/8/08
Mt. Hood, Leutholds couloir 4/13/08
Mt. Hood, Sandy Glacier Headwall, 5/30/08
Mt. Hood, Sunshine Route, 7-15-08
Mt. Hood, old chute, 10/25/07 + 4/17/08, *NS*
Mt. Hood, Wy'east face, 11-05-07, + 2 laps on 7-14-08
Mt. Hood, Pearly gates, 11/23/07
Mt. Hood, Leuthold Couloir attempt, turned around at the hourglass due to atrocious Ice/Rock fall 10/23/07
Mt. Hood, N/NE Face, 6/27/2010, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Summited then skiied from Camp Muir, 9/06
Mt. Rainier, South Tahoma Headwall attempt, retreated at 11k, extreme rock/ice fall, not in skiable condition, 6/26/07, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Ptarmigan ridge climb, Mowich face descent(blue ice, had to down climb) 7/8/07, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Kautz Glacier, 7/1/07, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Kautz Glacier (from Columbia Crest), 7/26/2010
Mt. Rainier, Fuhrer Thumb,(from Point Success), 6/14/08
Mt. Rainier, Fuhrer Thumb (from Columbia Crest), 2-22-2010
Mt. Rainier, Fuhrer Finger,(from 12k), 6/20/08
Mt. Rainier, Fuhrer Finger from Columbia Crest to Nisqually bridge, 2/3/09, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Wilson Headwall, (from Point Success), 6/16/08
Mt. Rainier, Kautz Headwall attempt,(turned around at 13k in storm, 6/23/08
Mt. Rainier, Kautz Headwall, 6/26/08
Mt. Rainier, Carbon glacier to 9k, then Emmons Glacier to 13.5k same day continous in about 24 hours. 7-9-08
Mt. Rainier, East Success Glacier Couloir, (icy conditions, skiied from top of couloir @ 13900'), 1-18-09, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Gib Chute, from Columbia Crest, 4/21/09
MRNP, Carbonation, 4/18-19/09, NS
Mt. Rainier, Edmunds Headwall, 7/3/09, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Central Mowich Face (from 12.5k), 7/4/09
Mt. Rainier, 2 laps on Emmons Glacier, 8/19/09
Mt. Rainier, Liberty Ridge, 7/7/2010, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Sunset Ridge, 7/15/2010, *NS*
Mt. Rainier, Central Mowich Face, 7/16/2010
Mt. Rainer, Nisqually Ice Cliff, 6/5/11
Mt. Rainier, Ptarmigan Ridge, 6/25-27/11, NS
Mount Baker, North Ridge, (with climb/downclimb of 60m ice step - no protection), 7/19/08 + Cloudy North Ridge - 8/6/2010, *NS*
Mount Baker, Coleman/Deming/Romanwall 8-29-07, + 7/20/08, + 10-28/08, + 9-13-09, + 9/22/09 (from 10.3k), + 10/06/09 (from ~8k), + 10/9/09 (from ~10.2k, + 2/18/2010, *NS* + 7/29/2010
Kulshan, Talum Face, Sherman Peak, 9/11/07
Mount Baker, Easton, 9-17-08, + 7/17/09, + (9-11-09 from 9k)
Mount Baker, Park Headwall, 7/16/09 + 2 laps with ripper ski conditions on 7/29/2010
Mount Baker, Coleman Headwall, 7/11/2010, *NS*
Mount Baker, Coleman Headwall & Park Headwall, 6/9/11
Mount Olympus, North Face to North Couloir, 7/25/08, in ~21 hours
Mt. Mcloughlin, South and North faces, 3-31-08
Mt. Shuksan, North Face, 8/2/07, + NF from 7.8k, 1/24/09, + North Face from North summit in spICY conditions, 2/7/09, *NS*, + Danger on the North Face, 5/3/09, + North Face / BYS direct, 2/7/2010, + 5/10/11, + 6/12/11, + NWC climb, North Face ski, 2-7-2012
Mt. Shuksan, Fisher Chimney climb / White Salmon ski, 1/22/09
Mt. Shuksan, South West Face, 2-21-09
Mt. Shuksan, Curtis Blow, 2-18-09, + 12-27-09
Mt. Shuksan, Curtis Lowe, 2-15-2012
Mt. Shuksan Curtis Ridge, 3-25-12
Mt. Shuksan, Northwest Couloir, 3-13-09, *NS*, + 2/8/2010 , + 2/10/2011, + NWC in December 11 with downclimb of iced entrance gully/traverse, + NWC solstice, 12-21-2011, + Early Jan 12 NWC, 1-11-2012, 2.15.13
Mt. Shuksan, BYS couloir, 5/1/09
Mt. Shuksan, South-South West Face, 4/31/09
Mt. Shuksan - sulphide + pyramid, 1-22-10
Mt. Shuksan, North Face climb, White salmon ski (from summit), 2-6-2010
Mt. Shuksan, White Salmon from summit, 2/9/2010
Mt. Shuksan, NorthWest Connection 2/2/2011
Mt. Shuksan, North Buttress Couloir, 1/30/2011
Mt. Shuksan, Hanging Glacier, 5/4/11
Mt. Shuksan, Hanging Glacier Headwall, 5/9/11, NS
Mt. Shuksan, Crawshaw Couloir aka White Salmon Headwall, 5/13/2011
Mt. Shuksan, South Couloir, 1.20.2013
Mount Stuart, Stuart Glacier Couloir & NW face, 5/13/10
Mount Stuart, Ice Cliff Glacier, 5/12/10, *NS*
Mount Stuart, Sherpa Glacier, 4/25/2010
Dragontail, Triple Couloirs opt.3, 3/20/2010, *NS*
Colchuck, NBC (from top of couloir), 3/19/2010
Colchuck, Northeast Couloir, 3/24/2010
Colchuck glacier(both side by side sections) 8-18-07
Colchuck, North Face & NBC, 6/30/10
Sherpa, Northeast Couloir & North Face, 3/27/2010
Cannon, North Gully, 4/14/2010
Cannon, West Gully, 4/22/2010, *NS*
Argonaut, NE Couloir, 4/26/2010
Mt. Cashmere & Cannon, Multiple routes, 4/22-23/11, NS
Eldorado Peak, 8-16-08
Sahale Peak, Quien Sabe Glacier, 8-23-08
Hurry Up Peak- S glacier plus several others on a 20mile 10k(one way) loop 6/19/07, *NS*
Triad - Cumquat couloir 6/20/07, *NS*
Black Butte (CA), NW flank, 08 12x, + Black Butte, East face, 3/08
Castle Crags couloirs, 3-18-08 + 3-23-08
Lane Peak couloir, Tatoosh, 7-2-08
Whitehorse mtn. NW Face, 4/16/09
J-burg, CJ couloir, 4/15/09, + December 19 2011
Greybeard, East Face, 5/16/09, NS
Mt. Hardy - Open Fly Couloir + Golden Horn - South Face, 5/25/09, + Previous Attempt, 5/18/09
Nooksack Ridge, pk. 6966 - nw face & gully, 1-28-10
Mt. Ruth, north face, 2/1/2010
Mt. Snoqualmie, Slot Couloir, 1/10/2011
Red Mountain, Remembering Monika, 2/7/2011, NS
Chair Peak, 4/19/11 NE Buttress, NS
Mt. Maude, North Face and SW Couloir, 4/31/11, NS
Southern Pickets, West McMillan Spire, & Azure Lake couloirs, 7/4-7/11
Mt. Buckner Trifecta 7/25-25/11 NS & Louie's TR
Winchester
Spider, North Face aka "Arachnaphobia" *NS*
Mt. Larrabee, East Face, 1-13-2012
Mt. Larrabee, South Face, 2-7-2012, + South Face skiers right variation, 5/13/12
Mt. Larrabee, South West Face, 2-7-2012
The Pleiades, Southside Couloirs,1-13-2012
The Pleiades, South East Face, 2-6-2012
The Pleiades, North Couloir, 2-6-2012
American Border Peak, East Face variation, 5/11/12
Canadian Border Peak, SouthWest Face, 5/12/12
Black Peak, NorthWest face, 5/19/12 *NS*
Lincoln Peak, X couloir, 7.8.12
Distal Phalanx, Busted Distal Bicep Couloir, 2.10.13 NS
Three Fingers, East Face Couloir, 3.9.13
Big Four, North Face, 3.25.13 NS
Mt. Deception, NE Chute, 4.1.13
Mt. Deception, East Face, 4.1.13
Martin Peak, Needles, East Face, 4.2.13

International:

Pico De Orizaba, Mexico, Jamapa glacier, 12/10/06
Mt. Robson, Canada, Kain Face, 7/27/07, *NS*
The Wedge, BC Canada, Northeast Arete, 8-24-07, *NS*
Mount Matier, BC Canada, NW face, 9/8/07, *NS*

Front Range, Colorado:

Longs Peak:
Notch couloir, 5-19-07 + Notch Couloir attempt - 6/06 (incomplete, skied upper half of Notch Couloir)
Trough, 11-26-06
North Face, 5-11-07 - no raps

Flattop Mountain:
Dragon Tail Couloir, 1/12/07 + 11/2/06 + 4/05, + 7 laps spring 06
Dragon Tooth Couloir, 5/05
East Finger, 10/24/06 + 4x laps spring 8/05, + 6/16/06
Middle Ptarmagin finger, 6/5/06
West Ptarmagin Finger, 6-6-07 + 6/5/06
Ptarmagin Glacier, 5/06 3x laps
Tyndall Glacier,Spring 06 5x laps, 10/06
Tyndall couloir, 5/06
Unamed haniging couloir skiiers right of Cornice, south face 60dg crux first descent? 5/06
East face many, many laps 05, 06,2/1/07
Corral Couloir, 3X laps spring 06 through winter 07
Moderate north slope, 4x 05-06

Notchtop Mountain:
Notchtop couloir 2x laps 6/06
The North Face, "true east face", hanging snowfeilds, 60 meter vertical rap, one smaller rap, First descent? 6/06
Gabletop Glacier, 5-29-07

Hallets peak:
Unamed hanging couloir, 60dg crux, North face Hallets 6/06 First descent?
South Face Hallets, 11/06, 5/06
Unamed Dogleg Couloir, south face Hallets 5/06
Chaos Glacier, 5-24-07

Various RMNP:
Taylor Glacier, 6-4-07
Mt Ypsilon, Y couloir, 7/06 + an incomplete ski descent 10/05
Steep unamed glacier lookers right of Powell Peak, Sky Pond cirque, 8/05
Mt. Meeker Dragons Egg couloir, 5/05
Mt. Meeker East face gully, 11/05
Mummy mountain, Mummy couloir,+various 50-60 dg couloirs in Emiline cirque, 6/05
Andrews Glacier, 4 laps, 05/06
Sundance snowfeild,, manymany laps, 05, 06, 07
Mt. Chiquita, Bannana couloir, may or june 05
Storm Peak, East Face, 3x January 06

Indian Peaks:
Navajo peak, Navajo snowfeild, 7/06
Apache peak, Airplane couloir, 7/06
Radiobeacon Couloir, Spring/summer 06
Mt St. Vrain, winter, 05, 06
South Arapahoe peak, Arapahoe Glacier, 10-13-06 + summer 05

Various Colorado:
Torreys Peak, Dead dog couloir, 6/06
Grays Peak, north face, 11/05
Mt Holy Cross, Cross couloir, 7/06
Quandaray Peak, South face couloir, 11/22/06
Quandaray Peak, East face, 4 laps 05/06
Mt Elbert, East face/Ridge, 12/05
North Diamond Peak, 12/06
Mt Bethel, 11/06
South Diomond peak, 20 laps, 05/06
Grizzly Peak, Sh#t for brains couloir, 4/09/07, 4/04
Snowmass Mtn, East faceing bowl, summer 05, *NS*
Stanely Peak East Face, 1/07

New England:

Tuckerman Ravine:
The Lip 5/6/08(from summit snowfields)
Hillman's Highway 5/6/08
Dodge's Drop 5/6/08
The Chute 5/5/08
Left Gully 5/5/08
Right Gully 2x, 3-10-2010
Far Right Gully, 3-10-2010
The Sluice, 3-10-2010
The lip (from summit), 3-10-2010
The Lobster Claw (from summit), 3-11-2010

Huntington Ravine:
The Diagonal, 3-11-2010

Tetons:

Grand Teton, Ford Stettner-Chevy, Guided descent, 4/30/06
Grand Teton, Ford-Stettner-Chevy, Solo, 3/19/07
Tewwinott, East face, 5/06
Mount Moran, Skillet Glacier, 5/06
Buck Mountain, East face, 5/06
St Johns, East face, 5/06
Nez Perce, Sliver couloir, 5/06
Nez Perce, West hourglass, 5/06
Mid Teton, Ellingwood couloir, 5/06
Jackson Peak, North face couloir, 5/06
Radio Tower couloir, Towgwatee pass, 4/06
Mount Glory, 100+ laps 02,03,04,06,07 + bear claws, avibowl, great white hump, little tucks, unskiabowl...
Talyor, east face 2x 02-05
Maverick, south side chutes, 3/06
Albright, 3/06

Montana:

Sacagawea, The Great one, 5/03
Mt Blackmore, North face couloir 5/03
Spanish Peaks, The Blaze, 9/04

Sierra Nevada:

Castle Peak, north faceing couloirs + south face 2/06

Random pass skiing / slackcountry trip reports:

Heliotrope Ridge, 11/10/08
Rainy Pass, 11/23-24/08
Table mtn., 12/19/08
Random Shots, Baker BC, 4/26/09

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Rock Climbing:

Alpine

Mount Stuart, Complete North Ridge, 8/20/2010 thanks Dan
Liberty Bell Group, 5 Spires, 8/25/2010 thanks Aaron & Dan
Prussik Peak, West Ridge, 10/20/2010, rope solo
South Early Winter Spire, SouthWest Rib, 8/12/11, rope solo
South Early Winter Spire, East Buttress Direct, 9/8th&9th/11, rope solo
Liberty Bell, Sidewinder, 9/2011, rope solo
Concord Tower, fingers to wide crack, right of standard north face, 9/2011, rope solo

Cragging
rope solo = solo leed freeclimbing

Trad Leeds

Meat Grinder, Alphabet Rock, 10a, july 11, thanks John
Larrabee Dihedral aka railroad Dihedral, 10a, Larrabee State Park, July 11
Crossing the Threshold, 5.8, Vantage 11, thanks Dave
Smith Rock, Jan 12, various rope solo & solo aid
Index, Libra crack minus the 10a crack but with .8 fist crack start, feb 12, rope solo,
Vantage, Party in your pants, 5.8, march 12 rope solo
Vantage, George & Martha, 10a , march 12, thanks Joe
Mt. Erie, Main Wall, Zig-Zag & Springboard, 5.8, march 12, rope solo
Mt. Erie, Main Wall, Sunshine on a dark day & Ray Alud memorial route, 5.7, march 12 rope solo
Mt. Erie, the Cirque, antagonist 5.7, April 12, rope solo
Mt. Erie, Powerline wall, Bare Nessecity 5.8, April 12, rope solo
Mt. Erie, Powerline wall, Tindall's Terror 5.7, April 12, rope solo
Castle Rock, Catapult 5.8, avril 12, thanks Dan
Castle Rock, Airy Canery 5.8, P1 april 12, P2 july 11
Icicle, Purina crag, ordinary crack 5.8, april 12 thanks Dan
Icicle, Purina crag, rainy dayz traverse 5.9, april 12, ^^^
Icicle, Pearly Gates, cloud nine, P1 5.8, april 12, ^^^
Icicle, Pearly Gates, lost souls, 5.9, april 12, ^^^

trip reports

Acadia National Park, tr, 9/10, Quincy Quarry tr, Quincy MA, 9/10
Snow Creek Wall, Orbit & Outer Space, 9.2.2010 thanks Tyler
Wort Wall 9/10, Condor Buttres, Condorphamine Addiction, 9/9/10 thaks Grant
Clem's Hollar, Nuthouse, Puzzle Palace
Frenchman's Culee Sept 10 thanks Alison
Banks Lake, March 11 fu*k you Geoff, just jokeing! thanks man!

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Memorable Places

Tewwinott Mountain...
Fremont Peak (Wind River Range)
Borah Peak (Lost River Range)
Gallatain Peak (Spanish Peaks)
Scapegoat mtn. (Lewis & Clark Range)
boiling river hot spring, YNP
dunanda hot springs, YNP
Mount Baldy (Bridger Range)
Snowmass mtn. (Elk Range)
Keno mtn - Maine
Mont Tremblont - Qubec
Blue Hill - Boston Massachusetts
Monadnock & Bald mtn. southern New Hampshire
Presidentail Traverse, White Mountains, New Hampshire
Mt. Mansfeild, Green Mountains, Vermont
wilderness canoe of the Bloodvein River 14 days, Ontario & Manitoba, Canada
Nauset Beach, Cape Cod Massachusetts
Mt. Erie, WA
Shi Shi beach, WA