||I use this Wordpress blog as part of my site for all expeditions
dispatches, Everest season coverage and frequent positing on climbing
news and other topics.
||My climbs of the 8000 meter peaks from 2015 to 2020
reaching 100 million people and raising $1.1M for Alzheimer’s.
||My summit of summit K2, the world's 2nd highest
mountain and one of the world's most difficult and dangerous on my
58th birthday, July 27, 2014 to further the fight against Alzheimer's.
Sponsored by Abila with
Advocacy through Cure
Alzheimer's Fund and Us
Against Alzheimer's. This is one of my Memories
are Everything® climbs
2014 Annual Coverage
||My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season
from my home in Colorado
||A look at the layering system I used on Manaslu.
2013 Final Trip report
||My report on summiting the 8th highest peak
on September 25,2013, Manaslu at 26,759 feet 8156 meters
Couloir - Longs Peak
||A unique climb of this Colorado classic - you
squeeze through a cave to reach the summit!
Dog Couloir on Torreys Peak 2013
||A fun snow climb of a Colorado Couloir classic on a 14er.
Bear-Blanca Traverse 2013
||The most difficult of the 4 great Colorado 14er Traverses.
A report and video
Peak Keyhole and Loft Tour 2013
||A video of climbing Longs Peak in winter conditions ascending
the Keyhole route and descending the Loft route.
2013 Season Coverage
||My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season from
my home in Colorado.
||A short tutorial on obtaining sponsors for climbs based
on my own experience
||My climb with close friends on one of the finest mountains
in the US
|| My climb of one of the most beautiful mountains in the
world. In Peru, a technical ice and snow climb to 19,500'
|Ben Nevis 2012 Summit
||My climb of the highest peak in the UK for Alzheimer's
|Everest 2012 Season Coverage
||My annual reporting of the Everest climbing season from my home
||A tutorial on how to send dispatches from an expedition. I go through all my technology I used for the 7 Summits
|7 Summits Gear Review
||I take a detailed look at my 7 Summits gear and what worked and what didn't
||I summited Kozzy on October 27, 2011. This
was the 8th of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
||I reached the summit of CP October 22, 2011. This was the
7th of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
|Kilimanjaro 2011 Summit
||I reached Kilimanjaro's summit on Sept 19, 2011. This was the 6th
of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's
|Compare the 7 Summits
||A side by side comparison of the 7 Summits
|Elbrus 2011 Summit
||I summited Mt. Elbrus, Europe's highest on August 11, 2011. This was the 5th climb for Alzheimer's.
||I reached 17,500' on Denali before high winds stopped the climb
|Everest 2011 Summit
||I summited Everest on May 21, 2011. This is the main page for the post climb report.
||The 2nd successful summit of The 7 Summits for Alzheimer's in January
|Mt. Vinson 2010 Summit
||Alan's successful summit of the first of the 7 Summits for Alzheimer's
in December 2010
Summits for Alzheimer's
|| A major year long effort to raise $1M for Alzheimer's
research through climbing the 7 Summits from November 2010 to October 2011