A fly fisherman goes through his bag while setting his fly before heading back onto the river.
Midnight on the Feathers
A group of climbers run laps on the the Feathers at the Frenchman Coulee, Washington. We considered joining them, but given the frigid 20 degree temps we decided we were much more comfortable watching from the fire.
A photographer lines up his shot behind a frozen Tamanawas Falls, Oregon. During this winter the ice from the waterfall became so massive that we needed crampons to go on what is commonly an easy hike behind the waterfall.
Standing on the Edge
A climber on the way up Mount Saint Helens pauses after coming out of the cloud layer.
Hikes in the Snow
Hikers move along the trail in the Eagle Cap Wilderness.
While backpacking in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, a backpacker blew up his sleeping mat and floated down a crisp lazy river. The stream is fed by glacial melt so the water was absolutely frigid, but after hiking 7 miles on a hot day was welcome relief.
Moving up the Skin Track
Casting on the Grand Ronde
A fly fisherman sends his cast upstream while fishing for Steelhead on the Grand Ronde.
A hiker sets up a tent on one of the most iconic spots within the Columbia River Gorge.
After a 2 day drive down to Arizona from Portland, OR we got to enjoy some fun boulder problems on that crisp and sharp rock.
A climber moving up Cool Ranch Flavor 5.11b at Smith Rock state park, OR.
Elliott sets his shoes in preparation for competing in the Fat Dog 120, a 120 mile race in British Columbia with nearly 30,000 ft in total elevation gain.
Floating the Grande Ronde
One of the best ways to experience the Grande Ronde is a day or multi-day float of the river. Without the crowds that can define some of the other classic pacific northwest rivers, the Grande Ronde is a worthy river to explore.
Climbing at Vantage
Climbing in Vantage, WA on a brisk 25 degree winter morning.