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The Grand Abai Couloir with Powder.kz

June 29, 2014

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Back in March, I got a call from my buddy Rage to check out a line on Abai Peak that is very visible from the city of Almaty. Arrangements were made for an early start, and we ended up snagging this line which was probably the best of the Spring season for me.

The Second Time for First Impressions (Reblog)

September 27, 2013

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Originally posted on Cousin Dampier's Blog:
The city sweats. Faces are sweaty and people are sweaty and car seats are sweaty and the walls are faded from that kind of heat that makes it all sweaty. Almaty should be dustier than it is. The buildings have that wind-blasted quality about them, smooth yellow-brown cinder…

Lawu (Reblog)

March 15, 2013

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Originally posted on John di Jawa:
Lawu rises out of the paddy If you come to my town and slowly look around, you’ll see main road – rice paddy – house – rice paddy – rice paddy – sugar cane field – house – house – rice paddy – and then… BAM! Mt. Lawu appears…

Kazakhwhat?

September 15, 2012

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Originally posted on insearchofthedream:
“Later.” The greeting of choice for a generation. No matter how far the distance it fits. Jon was leaving for a year and that’s as creative as it got. A friend forged through miserably cold days on mountainsides throughout the Intermountain West; and equally miserable mornings couch-bound throughout that same Intermountain…

Mt. Elbert on Memorial Day (Reblog)

June 10, 2012

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Originally posted on Backcountry Skiing in Colorado:
On May 28th Jon Jay and I set out for an early morning assault toward a thin Box Creek Cirque on Mt. Elbert.  I climbed Mt. Massive over 5 years ago and have wanted to get after Elbert for a while now.  However, I figured if I was going…