Welcome to New York

The last time I was here, it was August 2001.
Since then, I have dreamed of returning to the Empire State. And now, I am finally back.

Base Camp

Solu-Khumbu Adventures: And Back Again

March/April 2014

Why I decided well before Namche that I wanted to hike the grueling trip back to Jiri was beyond me. I knew it would be physical and tough. 951 more words


K2: Siren of the Himalayas (Film Review)

There are a ton of options out there for people who are interested in mountaineering documentaries, especially about the world’s most dangerous, and second tallest mountain, K2. 586 more words


Everest Base Camp Trek and Happy Holi

Everything about the Everest Base Camp Trek was humbling! The altitude, terrain, and weather brought physical challenge. Porters carrying way more weight and with out fancy-pants gear would blast by us. 454 more words

Doctor Ad Hoc - Gargleblaster Microfiction

Helge held up the empty rum bottle questioningly at their mountain base camp.

“I had to give Sven stitches,” explained Lars.

“You’re no doctor!”

“I know!” 16 more words

Short Fiction

In the presence of greatness

I witnessed magnificence riding upward around the hills and slamming the breaks. I believe uncertainty is a beauty. I witnessed flawless setup of daunting terrain, clouds, mountains and roaring rivers playing the game of ‘veil unveil’. 50 more words


And so it begins...

Our handmade base camp

Day one

This was our most recent trip to the beautiful mountain range of Maroon Bells in Colorado. Day one of our two week expedition was acclimating at the base camp, preparing all the goods for the journey, and a little goofing around with our foldable frisbee (although it snapped after ten minutes of use). 197 more words