Someone Actually Let Me Have Ice Axes!

Yesterday was the first time I ever strapped crampons on, now I am on the way to Mt. Washington… I was pretty excited and totally happy. Yesterday was amazing, the feeling of the ice axes when they sunk into the frozen waterfall was really special! I was climbing with Tom who didn’t mind showing a beginner the…

Gimpel Left Me Gimpy

After my first summer of rock climbing on a fairly regular basis, I tried my first alpine climb. A guy (Karl) from the climbing center offered to take me to climb the Neue Südostkante (new southeast ridge) of the Gimpel mountain, in the Tannheimer valley. It was a 6+ tour with only a few pitches in that difficulty….