Monthly Archives: June 2011

Setting Anchor

The old mercury quarry on Mt St Helena in Sonoma is an ideal setting for an anchor class. Harrison Ford from Hood Mountain Adventures┬áled the six students up the climbers trail, and talked to each of us about our goals … Continue reading

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Leading a Lot of Shasta Girl Power

There are many ways to write a trip report. For this one, I want to focus on the aspects which are unique to the perspective of the trip leader. Until Emilie got into a tussle with a tree and lost … Continue reading

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Memorable Memorial Day Weekend on the Monarch Divide

Brrrrr. (Aaron) In the Sierra Nevada, near Fresno. With those words, I have summarized the two most-asked questions about his weekend. Was is cold? And where is this place? This Memorial Day Weekend, I joined the “Senator, you are no … Continue reading

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