Category Archives: Mountaineering

Both Feet on the Ground: A Prescription for the Stay At Home Coronavirus Blues

You’re stressed out, tired of looking at the same four walls, drained by the negativity on social media, and exhausted from juggling work with homeschooling and entertaining your kids. No matter your age, location, or financial standing, there is a … Continue reading

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Old Age Ain’t for Sissies

H. L. Mencken once observed that old age ain’t no place for sissies. Since I turned 60 in July, I wrote something for an Ohio publication on advancing years — more specifically, on refusing to spend the rest of your life … Continue reading

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Mount Eiger, Matterhorn, Mont Blanc: Alps Trilogy

Germans call it Mordwand: a sheer, 13,025-foot “death wall.” Since 1935, more than 60 people have perished trying to get up the north face of Mount Eiger. So, of course, that went on my list of “gotta do” climbs. Continue reading

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