March 30, 2011
The following post is courtesy of Billi Bierling, Himalayan Experience: Himex Spring Season is kicking off It’s the last week in March and Kathmandu is teeming with mountaineers, no matter whether they are first timers or old hands, who have come here to fulfil their dreams. The members of this year’s Himex expedition have also trickled in slowly and all the Everest climbers and guides have...01 Comment Write a Comment
March 1, 2011
When you arrive in the Alps and all the locals tell you it's been the worst snow year in 5 decades, it's easy to get a bit depressed. Especially when your hometown (in this case Squaw Valley, CA) is getting pummeled by a storm cycle that ended up dropping almost 15 feet of snow in the two weeks I was gone. But there is something special about the Alps, and even in dire conditions like these, I...
Adrian Ballinger, Alpenglow Expeditions, Alps, Andermatt, Chamonix, Courmayeur, Hi5 Skis, La Sportiva, Ski Guiding, Zermatt00 Comments Write a Comment