Monthly Archive: February, 2015

Jeseniky Traverse Day 1, Sobotin to Ovcarna

9/30/2013 Jeseníky, mountain range in the uppermost part of Northern Moravia, home of the highest peaks of the region. It is also known for its kosodřevina (Mountain Pine), several areas of rašeliniště (peat… Continue reading

Alta Via Day 7, Refugio Passo Valles to Refugio Rosetta Pedrotti

9/3/2013 With another long day in our itinerary, we start breakfast at the earliest possible time, 7:00 a.m. There is nobody else in the dining room, and for a moment I envy those… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 6, Hotel Garni Roberta to Refugio Passo Valles

9/2/2013 After a fulfilling breakfast we spend the first part of Labor Day laboring up a long hill. The sun is out, it seems that weather-wise it is going to be the best… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 5, Refugio Capanna Passa to Hotel Garni Roberta

8/31/2013 With another taxing day ahead of us we are on move at 8:12 a.m. descending from Refugio Capanna Passa atop Piz Boe via “the easier” route which involves three cable protected sections.… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 4, Refugio Puez to Refugio Capanna Passa

8/30/2013 The breakfast at Refugio Puez is so far the poorest on our trek. Considering the popularity of the hut we expect little bit more than couple pieces of bread, jam, butter and… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 3 – Refugio Genova to Refugio Puez

8/29/2013 The sky hold hints of sunrise color, a thin line of purple on the horizon. Excited for a day with views we eat breakfast consisting of bread, butter, jam, cheese, few pieces… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 2 – Refugio Plose to Refugio Genova

8/28/2013 We rise early to catch the sunrise but sunrise is not going to happen. The Rifugio is completely engulfed in clouds, we can hardly see as far as the railing on the… Continue reading

Alta Via 2 Day 1, Bressanone to Refugio Plose

8/27/2013 The bus leaves Bressanone at 9:33 a.m. from a stop near the town’s university, line 321 towards St. Andrä. Fare is free if you have Brixen Card which you can obtain at… Continue reading

Mt. Rainier Climb

7/4/2013 – 7/7/2013 The weather is good, the conditions are good, we have decent amount of time on hands. A perfect combination of elements for our Mt. Rainier attempt. This is the second… Continue reading

Sahale Camp

6/29/2013 – 6/30/2013 It’s early on Saturday morning and we are on our way to North Cascades, planning to finally take Eldorado off our list. The forecast for the weekend looks promising, 20%… Continue reading