Monday, August 30, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
So Katherine and I made it safely to Argentina. Getting down here was crazy, and the storms were so bad in Bariloche (our final destination) that we had to land in Uruguay, and wait for the storm to subside. We were greeted by the SASS crew and met up with fellow SNC EaglesTucker Norred, Emily Pannkuk, and Jeff Corrado. From that point on, everything has been go, go, go.
Our first 2 days we were greeted with pow. Shredded tree lines, and got to hike into Laguna area where the gnarly terrain rests (pictures of the area coming soon.) For another 4 days
Katherine, Emily, and I (as well as a few others) took an avalanche safety class (AAIRE Level 1). The class was awesome. We observed terrain in terms of Avie danger, and
learned how to asses weather conditions an
d their effects on the snow. We
learned how to perform res
cues using a beacon, shovel, and probe. And lastly dug pits to assess snow pack. I recommend anyone serious about backcountry go get cer
tified ASAp. I learned so much about snow it was
crazy. Now certified I feel much safer in the gnarly terrain here, as well as ready for Tahoe Backcountry. Storms are on the way!!!!!!!
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Well last night got back in Idaho from SLC, thought I was just going to dinner but little did I know I had this trusty steed waiting! I am still paying for it but pops sure did help me out.Best Christmas ever! O ya then to top it off went to the Bruce Willis and Steve Miller concert at The Mint pretty crazy, Steve absolutely shreds it on the guitar,n Bruce knows a thing or two about the harmonica, got a little footage before I was shut down. Team send is in effect.