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We’ve tested dozens of gloves over the years and if asked to pick one glove that was an all-time favorite because we wanted it along whenever we visited snow country (regardless of the season), the honor would fall on the Omni Glove ($40). Why is this is such a good glove?
Charlie Hickenbottom writes about scrambling up Big Chiwaukum, the highest peak in the Chiwaukum Range. The climb is rarely done yet offers great views of the surrounding mountains and lakes.
Three old men storm Argonaut Peak and are, likely, the oldest group to reach the golden fleece of the summit in recent years. Charlie Hickenbottom reports on how he, Roger Gerwin, and Rod Yate (ages 58 to 69) hobbled to the summit.
"When a friend you’ve known since kindergarten asks you to celebrate his 65th birthday by climbing a mountain, well, that’s an invitation you’re inclined to accept..." Robbie Scott describes how he helped Chester Marler celebrate a momentus birthday.
When John Plotz first climbed Dragontail's Triple Couloir eight years ago he was on the edge of his climbing comfort. Last weekend he returned to ski, the beast. The pictures are stomach-churning enough ... but watch the video at the end.
The North Buttress is an excellent route up Colchuck peak with phenomenal views. Wide enough to offer climbs of varying difficulties, one can choose a route depending on ability level and weather condtions.
The easiest and most popular route for climbing Colchuck Peak with spectacular view of Colchuck Lake and the Enchantments.
On one Saturday in August, three different climbing teams from Wenatchee lay seige of Mt. Stuart. The most outrageous (and masochistic) of those assaults? The one-day, car-to-car climb of the complete North Ridge by John Plotz and Kyle Flick.