"Because it is there."
- George Mallory
Answer to the question
'Why do you want to climb Mt. Everest ?'
Why do you climb?
This question is hard to answer.
I love the feeling I get when I make it to the top.
I love stretching myself physically and emotionally.
I love the feeling of exploration.
I love the challenge of making the gear fit perfectly like a piece in a puzzle.
There are so many reasons I enjoy climbing, but in order to truly understand the appeal, one only needs to get out there and experience it.
I began rock climbing as a teen in Arizona and have done it off and on for more than twenty years. If you want to see various photos of my climbing over the past few years click here.
Climbing is a big part of what we like to do as a family. If you want to see photos of my kids and their beginnings in rock climbing click here.