Winter is here!

Winter hiking season: when it all began for me. In January of 2009 I bagged my first documented¬†4000 footer (previously summited mountains were done sporadically with friends and I never knew what I was hiking). I can still remember putting on borrowed crampons to ascend the ledges heading up Whiteface. My friends described me as Read more about Winter is here![…]

Direttissima: Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive

This week my mother came to visit my new office. I have my favorite Eleanor Roosevelt quote on my white board stating “no one can make you feel inferior without your consent”. While my mother also appreciates this quote she told me that her favorite quote from this amazing woman is “do one thing every Read more about Direttissima: Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive[…]