John Stevens led Vince Marconi and Berlin Stevens up Henderson Ridge. It was Berlin’s first alpine climb and Vince’s first time on Henderson. We had lots of fun and got to enjoy light winds and dry rocks.
Leader – John Stevens Co-leader – Rick Laidlaw Team – Brandon Freeman, Andy Doig, Per Frost, Doug Laidlaw, Erik Anderson Itinerary: The Kautz Glacier route, attempted by only about 4% of Rainier climbers. Day 1 (Jun 23) – Majority of the team arrives around midday and meets up with Michael Bailey, Per Frost, and Andy […]
Leader – John Stevens Co-leader – Ben Litchfield Participants – Mike Lafleur, Brandon Freeman (Robson only), Rick Laidlaw (Assiniboine only), Pat Murpy, and Andy Doig Mt. Assiniboine With excellent weather on July 30th, we departed Calgary on our way to the Assiniboine Lodge. After a 2 hour drive, we made it to the Shark Heliport, […]
Leader – John Stevens Participants – Doug Laidlaw, Pat Murphy The three of us climbed Henderson Ridge (5.4, 4 pitches, Grade III) on September 24, 2016. This climb was designed to take the aspiring multi-pitch alpine trad leader and provide experience on leading pitches and building anchors. The alpine setting helps to frame decision making based […]