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Getting Stronger

// January 21st, 2014 // No Comments » // Climbing, Hiking, Leadership, Reflections

Tweet You have trained your whole life to be the best, the toughest, most loyal soldier you can be.  You are part of an elite special ops team fighting an enemy on their turf and on their terms.  Terms that do not meet the rules of engagement which you follow.  It is like fighting with [...]

Blind Strength 2014 – Denali, Alaska

// November 16th, 2013 // No Comments » // Climbing


I/O Merino Base Layers

// September 9th, 2013 // Comments Off // Gear

Tweet While on the subject of base layers I would like to complete my Base-Layer Review with some thoughts on the two other base-layers I received from I/O Merino. I tested these long underwear hoping they could handle the rough stuff.  From a marathon in the arctic circle, to Andean summits, to sweaty summer hikes [...]

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