Honeymoon in Iceland

Date 2015-9-4 trip date 2015 August 22–September 1 party Dorothy Trick, Alan Trick cover /trips/2015/sudhurland_sunrise.jpg tags Trip, 2014 “Blow, blow, thou winter wind”—Lord Amiens August 22 We arrived at the Keflavik airport at 7:00. The...

Thar’s West Ridge Couloir (First Ascent)

Date 2015-3-9 trip date 2015 March 7 party Alan Trick and Mike VanWerkhoven grade AD+ cover /trips/2015/thar_west_ridge_topo.jpeg tags Trip, 2014 Summary: I found this route incredibly fun. While mostly moderate climbing, the short steps add...

Crown Couloir

Date 2015-3-2 trip date 2015 March 1 party Alan Trick, Mike VanWerkhoven grade M3- 40° snow cover /trips/2015/snow_machines.jpg tags Trip, Outdoors, 2014 With all the disappointment that this winter has brought for skiers there is one upside:...

Skiing the Zupjock-Lama-Alpaca Trio

trip date 2014 May 3 party Alan Trick, Dorothy Filpula, and someone I can’t remember. tags Trip, Outdoors, 2014 cover /trips/2014/alpaca_south_ridge.jpg Date 2014-10-12 Since I’d never gotten around to making it up to this peak before, I decided...

The North Ridge of Baker

trip date 2014 May 25 party Alan Trick, Clayton Matthews, Spartak Kirov, Mike Van Werkoven, Toby Stier (also included support team of Julio Velandia, Gema Rozo, and Dorothy Filpula) tags Trip, Outdoors, 2014 cover...