Alaska!!! Ham & Eggs on the Moose’s Tooth

Food and supplies for our Moose's Tooth Climb

In 2014, I had a trip to Alaska planned, to climb the Ham & Eggs route on the Moose’s Tooth.  However, icefall closed down the glacier landing access, and the trip got cancelled. I scheduled another trip to Moose’s Tooth for May of 2015, and kept my fingers crossed, hoping for good conditions. The trip… Continue reading Alaska!!! Ham & Eggs on the Moose’s Tooth

Climbing Communication and Commands

Communication is key when your partner is out of sight.

Go to a climbing crag anywhere in the United States, and you’ll hear a chorus of climbers yelling, “On Belay’” “Belay Off’” “Take’” “Climbing,” “Climb On,” etc.  These communications work fine on a short route, with no wind, where you can easily see and hear your partner.  However, on a long route, where wind and… Continue reading Climbing Communication and Commands