September 2, 2016

The Happiest Moment of My Life

Sunrise from Refuge A I always like to plan things out before I do them. Especially with hiking mountains in a country of which language I did not know, it was especially crucial for me to plan things out before hand. I searched online and found close to nothing that would help me prepare for Mt. Olympus. I basically went to Greece with no knowledge of Mt. Olympus so I had to figure everything out on the way. Read more

September 1, 2015

Climbing The North Face

It’s been nearly a whole year since I summited the half dome in Yosemite Valley National Park. One of my favorite hiking adventures of all time, below is the journal entry that I wrote after the hike. Table of Contents The Ascent The Descent Review Afterword Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California. Look familiar? That’s because it’s a default desktop wallpaper for Apple computers and it was the inspiration for the North Face logo. Read more

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