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The Mole and The Shrew

Sounds like the beginning to a children’s story, but these two peaks help form the quartet of spires that is the Rat Creek Group.  This collection of towers lies just a few short miles from Icicle Road as the crow flies, but a world away when you consider the trail less expanse of bushwhacking and blow downs separating it from would-be climbers.  For our first single day alpine attempt, town to town, human powered, we chose the Mole, the largest in this quartet of spires lying just in view from the bottom of the canyon. Continue reading

Outer Space into Orbit

Last week we wanted to “take it easy”, which more often than not means that instead of a big trip we end up having some very long and hard days.  This was no exception.  No car, no problem. Continue reading