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Flashback Friday: Mount Elbrus Europe 2002

Flashback Friday: Mount Elbrus Europe 2002

The winds were blowing. And the three climbers were tired. After fighting uphill in strong headwinds for a few hours, struggling through blinding snow and crusty ice below their crampons, the wind suddenly died. Rob paused his forward steps, briefly believing the break in the wind might last. It didn’t. As quickly as it had […]

Flashback Friday: Aconcagua South America 2003 2004

Flashback Friday: Aconcagua South America 2003  2004

Sitting on top of that 22,841 foot peak I did what I always do. I reflected on all that occurred on my long journey to the summit. I was exhausted and elated at the same time. The challenges of Aconcagua, overcoming a disastrous first attempt in 2003, the extreme altitude and strange weather patterns, the […]