Posts Tagged: climbing

Climbing in the Bugaboos

Written by: Virginia Sanford We are standing at the top of the dreaded Bugaboo-Snowpatch col (a steep snow gully), looking down at the slope of melting snow and ice and tumbling rocks that stretch out below us. Three days earlier, we had heard the story of rockfall in the col that had resulted in an… Read more »

Leavenworth Rock Rescue Clinic with Mountain Madness & SheJumps – Recap

In September Mountain Madness partnered with SheJumps to provide a Rock Rescue Clinic in Leavenworth, WA providing participants with a solid foundation of companion rescue skills on vertical rock. Five women with previous traditional rock climbing experience took part in the hands on course lead by two experienced and supportive female guides. Once participants and… Read more »

Going Forth with a Beat

Written by: Linsey Warren Music has this associative power. The power to invoke old memories and sentiments as well as guide our hearts towards new adventures. Memories can be pulled forth from hidden depths by a simple chord, or alternatively, a few well timed lyrics can lift our flagging spirits and weary feet, and carry… Read more »

SheJumps AMGA Single Pitch Rock Climbing Instructor Course – Recap

From¬†June 3-5th, Mountain Madness guides Jaime Pollitte and Marina Fitzpatrick taught an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) course in Leavenworth, WA. The AMGA SPI course is the only internationally recognized single pitch rock climbing instructor course, and it is geared towards training rock climbing instructors and guides to proficiently instruct and facilitate the sport of… Read more »