Mt. Rainier – A Girls Journey to the Summit

Mt. Rainier - Elevation 14, 409

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir Photos by: Dan Paulson & Misty Broesicke Returning to Mt Rainier within 10 days of my first attempt was a no brainer.  I had spent the past six months gathering gear, training, climbing, hiking and focusing on a successful attempt.  Getting […]

Gregory Deva Pack

Whether backpacking or climbing a mountain, I am a BIG fan of the Gregory Deva 70 Litre Pack.  Why? Simple!  It’s BIG and I pack like a girl! The more time you spend in the mountains the more you develop a system for how to pack your gear.  This pack is fantastic with lots of […]

Mt. Rainier June 27, 2014

An image of the Nisqually Glacier on Mt. Rainier

Photos by: Dan Paulson & Misty Braden The idea of big mountain climbing has always been appealing and there has never been a mountain I have wanted to climb more than Mt. Rainier.  Having scheduled a late June climb back in January of 2014, the past six months have revolved around my quest to climb […]