1. Climbing the NE ridge of Mt Alberta

    22 Jul 2017
    My wife, Anne Gilbert Chase and I knew that we wanted to spend our first anniversary in the mountains. We both have spent a little bit of time in the Canadian Rockies in the winter months climbing and skiing. But haven’t spent any time in the summer. So we thought…

  2. Two Attempts Mt Nilkantha Garhwall India

    27 Jun 2017
    Words by: Anne Gilbert Chase I recently returned to the U.S. from my first trip to the Indian Himalaya. Jason Thompson and myself received a Mugs Stump Award and a Lyman Spitzer Grant to attempt the unclimbed South Face of Hathi Parbat.  Unfortunately because of its proximity to the China…

  3. Emergence in the Alaska Range

    01 Jun 2016
    Words by Katie Bono: Emergence in the Alaska Range In the Alaska Range, climbing to the top of something is only tangentially about skill. Climbing here is an exercise in stoicism, mind-games, strategic use of good luck, and (hopefully) having enough intuition to know just how far these three will…