My friend and occasional climbing partner Adam O. has been missing on Colchuk Peak for the last few days. Volunteer Mountain Rescuers and a couple of helicopters have been searching. His tent was found. Some tracks were found. No Adam, no answers were found. He was a strong climber, a stellar drummer and a good … More Adam

The last few years

Just prior to crossing into Asia from Europe, I decided I wanted to drink a cold beer on all 7 continents. This was going to be something I would do, not something fantasized about, but something that became attainable. Pretty sure it was decided OVER cold beers. Regardless, Bert and I crossed into Asia and … More The last few years

…everyone’s lifetime

“I’m going to Antarctica. For the winter.” – this basically only gets one of two responses. [puzzled and/or blank stare]….the fuck is wrong with you? [super excited face] I’MSOJEALOUSTHATSAMAZING!!!! There have been a small few who strayed from those two, chiefly my immediate family, who were resigned to this inevitability a long time ago, so … More …everyone’s lifetime