Pack yer bags! 🎒
I'm about to be MIA homies.
Practically, I won't have reception at Lake Stuart. I'm excited to scramble Axis Peak, check out Colchuck Glacier, and do lots of reading on my sleeping pad in the lake 🍹
Physically, I'm in the home stretch to climbing Rainier for the first time. I want my last few weeks of training to be 100% so I can have my best climb. 🗻
Realistically, I'll be back. But I hope to come back fresh, enthusiastic, and more true to myself. ✌🏼
"It's so hard, when people knock you down, and tell you that you're never gonna get a shot at glory. But that's when you rise to the challenge, 'Cause it's your time, your moment and nothing can stop us now."
How will you get high this weekend? 👆
I've got an early training hike (I see you 5am 😉😉) planned for Sunday - say hi if you're on Mailbox!
🙌 #gethigh #mtbaker
You wanna kiss my lucky cam?
is to the first time Steve fell on gear. The notorious lie back on Classic Crack spit him out, and thankfully the cam he blind-placed held 😨
We'll be heading back to Leavenworth next week for our first trip to The Enchantments! We're staying and playing at Lake Stuart with our friends the goats
Will we see you there?
#iciclecreek #whipper #belaytionship
"What I’ve realized more recently is that my photography not only serves as my entry ticket fitting into the outdoor world, but also serves as a tool to pave the way for those behind me. By sharing my journey - my dark-haired, curvy likeness on mountain summits and climbing crags - I'm able to prove that it's a place we can infiltrate and belong."
I'm so EXCITED to watch @samortizphoto
's journey unfold. Her openness about her experience as a plus sized woman of color and first generation mountaineer is so beautiful and REAL. Check out her awesome feature in @mountaineersorg
mag this month 💙
Stehekin and North Cascades National Park.
Southeastern Washington is completely different than what you used to see back in Seattle. This was taken in the back of a moving car. #roadtrip #Washington
Hammock and star gazing next week! Hit me up! Bring out your bug spray. Mosquitos are ruthless this season.
Sometimes I’m embarrassed of my Tacoma roots due to all the negative chatter I’ve heard . But as in life , we all have our ups and downs . Now living here in my adult life I’ve come to love and appreciate all the beauty Tacoma has to offer . It’s never too late to turn things around 😁