Tag Archives: Metolius Climbing

God’s Own Stone 5.14a/8b+

To archive the story for my record, here’s a copy of most of what was published on 8a.nu. 9 years ago I was having a conversation with a young Margo Hayes under this beautiful climb called God’s Own Stone at … Continue reading

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Getting all Alpine(y) – A Journey of Grief, Love, Loss

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul John Muir Grief is a journey, like anything else. Finding my strength, resilience, compassion, and love has been the greatest gift I could have received from … Continue reading

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MF Nooksack River outing , North Cascades Washington

In the end, it’s you against you — fighting for yourself It was the end of July when a friend reached out and asked if I wanted an introduction to a man she met whom she thought we shared a … Continue reading

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