Skyward Mountaineering: Winter Alpine Climbing Intensive Workshop

Vince Anderson, headed up the ice to set up a directional anchor

Skyward Mountaineering is a guide service operated by alpinists Steve House and Vince Anderson.  In addition to offering guided climbs both locally and internationally, they also teach instructional workshops focusing on various aspects of climbing.  I was lucky enough to participate in their  three day Winter Alpine Climbing Intensive Workshop. The workshop took place in… Continue reading Skyward Mountaineering: Winter Alpine Climbing Intensive Workshop

Training for the New Alpinism by Steve House and Scott Johnston (Book Review)

This is a new book on training for alpine climbing, by uber-alpinist Steve House and elite sports trainer Scott Johnston.  There are tons of books on the market that deal with getting in shape for various sports, (including rock climbing) but to my knowledge, this is the first and only book that focuses on training… Continue reading Training for the New Alpinism by Steve House and Scott Johnston (Book Review)