Connecting the Backcountry Since 2004.
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity...― John Muir
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, This is what it is to be happy.― Sylvia Plath
Because it’s There - George Mallory
It’s a round trip. Getting to the summit is optional, getting down is mandatory. Ed Viesturs
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Maybe that’s one of the reasons we crave shared adventure: for that one week or day or moment, we forget to be wary. We forget to calculate each other because we’re working together to build a campfire or evaluate avalanche risk or ford the stream. - Charlotte Austin,
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”- William Shakespeare
Take only memories, leave only footprints. Chief Seattle
Mountaintophillbillies- saM tHOMPSON & bROCK gAVERY
If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you- Fred Devito
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve climbed with some of the best climbers in the world, more importantly, to me, they are some of the best people in the world. That’s another reason why I climb. Jim Wickwire
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Somewhere between the bottom of the climb & the summit is the answer to the MYSTERY Why We Climb- Greg Child
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