Bull In a Chinashop

I stopped dead in my tracks, mouth agape. I looked down and over at the immense gullies, scree fields, and where the snow once stood as a gate for the summit. I was speechless (actually, I had a few words, but for my more conservative readers I will keep them to myself) I stood motionless. …

Outdoor Guilt.

       “I should go for a walk, no that’s dumb, go for a quick hike… I wonder if I could summit something before sundown…. Shelby, it’s 5 in the evening. Jeez, you’re so lazy you haven’t done anything outside all weekend…I’m just so tired…wait a god damn minute! I skied for like 2 …

Ethereal

   “Hey, Shelby do you want to-"   “Yes!!”         And this is exactly how I get myself into shenanigans. I mean what is there to lose? Regardless of what happens in the end, it was an experience. I know when to draw the line at dangerous situations or when it’s just plain “not okay”, …