February 9, 2007 Health

Backcountry Skiing & Risk

After a long road trip to the San Juans, we’re back in dry SoCal, looking at bare mountains and searching the web for diversions. There’s an interesting American Alpine Club Article on Risk in which the author argues that climbing and mountaineering accidents have dropped dramatically despite a huge increase in participants. Mountaineering, of course, (more...)...

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When there is snow, SierraDescents is Andy Lewicky's California backcountry skiing and mountaineering website. Without snow, sierradescents becomes an ill-tempered hiking and climbing blog.

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