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joined May 19, 2012

I am a: 62-year-old mountaineer
Location: Olympia, WA
Occupation: music teacher


Backcountry skiing
Ice climbing
Rock climbing
Bluegrass Musician


Height75 inches
Weight190 lbs.
Boot/Shoe Size13
Jacket/Shirt SizeXL
Pant SizeLarge

NOLS Graduate circa 1974 Former Outward Bound Instructor & mountaineering guide Former Forest firefighter with BLM, USFS, & NPS Major hikes include: • John Muir Trail 1973, 2007 • Wonderland Trail, Mt Rainier NP • Haute Route, Chamonix to Zermatt • Tour du Blanc, France • GR-20, Fra la Monti, Corsica • Jhomolhari Trek, Bhutan

I've also trekked in Argentina, and other hikes in Western and Eastern Europe. I've logged a few hundred miles on parts of the PCT and AT.

Forum Posts

A beginners guide to tarps March 23, 2012
what is your greatest experience backpacking? May 12, 2012
And you're worried about bears? May 11, 2012
Walking in Brooks Range. What footwear and backpack? May 7, 2012
How to cross a river safely May 19, 2012