How to help a loved one heal from a mountain accident

On November 14, after 19 hours of rescue effort and an overnight stint on the mountain, I was long lined by helicopter off Mt. Haig with spinal injuries. While every survivor’s story and preferences are individual, I herein offer my top “to dos” and “probably nots” for interacting with the injured, in the immediate days … More How to help a loved one heal from a mountain accident

20161028: Tourist Weekend in Banff: film, food, snow!

Here comes shoulder season in our Rockies! It’s the quiet transition between summer and winter tourist seasons. When the sun’s out, making fresh snow sparkle, it’s spectacular. Friday: After work D and I treated ourselves to the lobster and steak buffet at Stoney Nakoda casino. Prime Rib! Seafood galore! Gingerbread sticky toffee pudding? Delicious. And … More 20161028: Tourist Weekend in Banff: film, food, snow!

20160828-0903 Bikepack Durango Colorado to Moab Utah

It’s been a while; how’s everyone doing? Busy summer! Here are some photos from our 7-day mountain bike trip through the San Juans. Alpine, canyon, desert, mud and slickrock – and a variety of weather including hot hot days, hail and lightning! Scorpions, lizards, tarantulas. 7 flats amongst us; watch out for those cactus. Riders: … More 20160828-0903 Bikepack Durango Colorado to Moab Utah