Fitness Conditioning for Mountaineering

Fitness conditioning for mountaineering becomes an even greater focus for me as winter gains momentum and the snow continues to fly. In preparation for a winter of guiding backcountry ski touring and mountaineering, as well as leading avalanche education courses, i...

A Rock Climbing Guide’s Perspective

A Rock Climbing Guide’s Perspective Fall in Vail is an exceptional time to climb, and not just because of the beautiful aspens changing and coloring every mountain side a burning yellow. The shaded crags, or climbing areas, like Roof Rock and Gilman Canyon can be...