Arizona January 2022

Sedona classics Regular Route – ⭐⭐ 5.7 T, 3 pitches (40 min approach) Mellow climb, but it’s a tower climb so potentially worth doing Original North Face Route – ⭐ 5.7+ T, 3 pitches (30 min approach) Also a tower climb, Regular Route looks more fun though Dr. Rubo’s Wild Ride – ⭐⭐⭐ 5.9 T,…

Indian Creek 2021

Weather forecasts NOAA: 7-Day Forecast 38.03N 109.56W (weather.gov) Moab: Moab, UT 10-Day Weather Forecast – The Weather Channel | Weather.com Itinerary Friday 15th 11:00 PM – Drive there (18 hrs)… 9 hrs of driving in the dark… or leave earlier and sleep in car for some Saturday (sunrise at 7:52 AM in Idaho) 5:00 PM…

Larch trip

Larches – CalTopo 4 hr drive, 22 mile loop with 6,200 ft gain. Weather 5:51 AM dawn, 6:21 AM sunrise, 7:36 PM sunset, 8:06 PM dusk Forecast @ 7,300 ft (camp): Partly sunny, 32 in morning and high of 44, then low of 32 again and mostly sunny Sunday with high of 42 CURRENT Itinerary…

Observation Rock 2021

Itinerary 3:50 AM – Leave home (2:10 hr drive) 6:00 AM – Arrive 6:15 AM – Start hiking 10:00 AM – At base (5 miles, 3,750 ft gain, take more direct way in, all snow free till climb itself basically) 10:30 AM – Climbing 1:30 PM – Top 1:45 PM – Hike off 2:15 PM…

Smith Rock 2021

Climbs (itinerary further down) Zion – 5.10b T, 4 pitches, most popular route, looks pretty good, some corner crack 20 min approach, 0.6 mile, 200 ft gain Two pitches with some runout, and two good pitches. Idk if worth the runout, multiple people describe it as scary. Walk off either one of the gullies to…

Stanley-Burgner 2021

Itinerary Sunrise: 6:08 AM, sunset: 8:02 PM Saturday 3:00 PM – Drive to Leavenworth (2hrs) 5:00 PM – Arrive, get brauts 6:00 PM – Drive up Icicle Creek, sleep somewhere Sunday 2:45 AM – Drive rest of the way to trailhead 3:15 AM – At trailhead 3:30 AM – Start hiking 5:30 AM – Colchuck…

Port Angeles 2021

Multi-day trip to Port Angeles! Things to do… Junior’s Farm with the boys (1:10 hr drive from Port Angeles) Try out Steeple Rock – Wings (5.8, 3 pitches, I guess sport but bring a single rack + nuts just in case, ~20 min approach, walk off descent, 45 min drive from Port Angeles) The sport…

Silent Running 2021

Itinerary 3:20 AM – Drive to Squire Creek Pass Trailhead (1:45 hours) 5:05 AM – At trailhead 5:20 AM – Hike in (0.8 miles, 780 ft gain, 40 mins) 6:00 AM – At base (67 degrees) 6:15 AM – Climbing (7 pitches at 30min/pitch, 3:30 hours) 9:45 AM – At top (78 degrees) 10:00 AM…

Del Campo 2021

Itinerary Dusk at 5:00 AM, sunrise at 5:37 AM, sunset at 8:51 PM 3:30 AM – Leave home (1:30 hr drive) 5:00 AM – Arrive 5:15 AM – Hiking (~6 hours, 5.5 miles, 4,600 ft gain) 11:15 AM – Summit 11:30 AM – Hike back (~4 hours) 3:30 PM – Car 5:00 PM – Home…

Marvin's Ear 2021

Try out Marvin’s Ear! And possibly do Mile High Club again if we have time and energy. Weather Forecast at 1,000ft below start of climb: Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Dawn 4:54 AM, Sunrise 5:32 AM, sunset 9:00 PM Itinerary If we only…