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Brian Massey
Professor Falls, pitch 2; Banff, BC; 2/18/07

Brian Massey

Male, 38 years old

North Bend, Washington, United States

Power = 1 (Vote Weight = 1%)

Occupation: Public safety

Website: http://www.AdvoCare.com/07031960

A Few Words: Brian Massey tragically passed away after falling on Mount Denali, May 18, 2007. His partner, Mizuki Takahashi, also died in the fall. Brian was from Aurora, Colorado, and studied at Gonzaga University in Washington state in 2002. He was a firefighter in North Bend, just outside of Seattle for 2 years. Brian and his wife Jessica, were married for 8 months at the time of the accident. Brian was a member of SP beginning April 17, 2006. Brian's brother Michael said Brian had been an avid climber since high school.

"Climbing to me is a battle with yourself, your own shortcomings. It's not a religion, but it's damn close to being spiritual. It's a search inside yourself to see whether you measure up." -Dave Mahre

The members and staff of SummitPost extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Brian's wife and family. Brian's profile page will remain on SummitPost as a memorial to this very special mountain climber.

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Member Since Apr 17, 2006, Last Active: Oct 6, 2007

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Ruth Gorge April 20th - May 2nd (Ruth Gorge -- Apr 20, 2007 - May 02, 2007)
Climber's Logs I've Signed (8)
Mountains & Rocks (6)
Mount Defiance (Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Granite Mountain (Snoqualmie) (Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Colchuck Peak (Enchantments)
Mount Si (Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area (NRCA))
Mailbox Peak (The "Home Court" 100)
Routes (2)
Snivelling Gully II, WI 3 (Weeping Wall, WI 3- 6)
The Professor Falls, III, WI 4 (Mount Rundle (west end))

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