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North Ridge of Piz Badile, 31 Aug.-2 Sept. 2005

Richard Feachem Photo #1: This was a quick trip for Richard. He is extremely busy as the Executive Director of the Global Fund, a non-profit with the sole mission to eradicate AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in developing countries. My claim to fame is Richard once canceled a meeting with Kofi Annan to climb with me. […]

Cosmiques Arete, mid July and 31 August 2005

Dan and Janine Patitucci and Barbara and Steve Elia Dan and Janine Patitucci and Barbara and Steve Elia came over this summer to do some climbing and shooting. It was a lot of fun hanging with this group. Although we didn’t always have the best weather, we got a fair amount done. Photo #1: This […]

Mirroir d'Argentine, Les Calanques, 16-25 August 2005

Rich Davis, 16-25 August 2005 Alpine Rock Climbing in Switzerland and France Photo 1: Warming up our first day at a local crag called Dorenaz, near my home in Villars , Switzerland. Photo 2: The next day we climbed the Mirroir d’Argentine, a 500 meter limestone face which really reminds you of a “Silvery Mirror”. […]

Aiguillette d'Argentiere, Arete des Cosmiques, 16-17 July 2005

Roody Rassmussen, 16, 17 July 2005 , Rock and Alpine Climbing, Chamonix Photo #1: Roody is the president of Petzl America and while in France on business, we managed to squeeze in a few climbs. Day 1 saw us climb at the Aiguiette d’Argentiere. It is a nice hour long hike in with a great […]

Alpine and rock climbing, cycling, 4-10 July 2005

Dan and Shannon Morgan Photo #1 Dan, his wife Elaine and their son Shannon came over to join me again this summer only with a new twist. Last year we did all alpine climbing, but this year Shannon , who still loves climbing, has also become impassioned by cycling and bike racing. So we planned […]