Blog by Sam Wyatt Personal Real Estate Corporation

Denali 2017 Trip Report

July 8th, 2017
"The Aborted Cassin" or "The Tale of two Tashis"
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Route anotations image with permission from and thanks to Mark Thomas - http://www.markpthomas.com/

My friend Chris Guest with whom I had climbed the Standard West Buttress Route on Denali (6190m) with in 2008 (and Everest in 2009) hatched a plan back in 2015 to try to climb the more technical Cassin Ridge on Denali in the spring of 2016.  Worrie ...

Above the Crowds - Literally: So You Want to Climb Mt. Everest

February 28th, 2016
So you want to climb Mount Everest?
The first question you should ask yourself is:  why?

In my experience there’re two kinds of mountaineers: those who are aware of the fact that climbing is a spiritual endeavour and those who are not.  If you want to climb Everest simply to pad your resume it’s not likely a good idea. If on the other hand you want to climb Everest to challenge yourself, to d ...

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