What it means

by Matt on May 10, 2011

EDITORS NOTE: This month, Climb For Kids is heading to China to participate in the Great Wall Marathon. One of the participants, Jessie Alan, was kind enough to put together a bunch of thoughts on the event, her preparation and what the run means to her.

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Dealing with the doldrums

by Matt on May 9, 2011

EDITORS NOTE: This month, Climb For Kids is heading to China to participate in the Great Wall Marathon. One of the participants, Jessie Alan, was kind enough to put together a bunch of thoughts on the event, her preparation and what the run means to her.

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Go Jessie, Go

May 7, 2011
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Alps Epilogue – Dr. Peter Wall

August 23, 2010

I asked Dr. Peter Wall – Director of Climb For Kids, maternal medicine physician, kick ass climber and loving father to put up a quick post about his experience on our recent trip to the Alps. Peter was the incredible doctor who helped out my family when were dealing with the trauma of TTTS. He [...]

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Gran Paradiso – The Alps

August 20, 2010

Our journey to Gran Paradiso (13323 ft / 4061 m) was met with persistent reluctance due to unstable and unpredictable weather patterns around the Alps. We had conflicting reports of snow in Italy, but we all decided that the worst that could happen was that we’d find some spectacular food. I mean, it is Italy [...]

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Chamonix – The Alps

August 20, 2010

As you may recall, Chamonix and Mont Blanc specifically, hold a special place in my heart. Last year, I posted a story on my old blog (which I’m still trying resurrect), which described how I sensed Emma’s physical home was on Mont Blanc.  I expected my return to Chamonix to inhibit the same emotions I [...]

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Zermatt – The Alps

August 20, 2010
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Mt. Baker 2010

July 19, 2010

This past weekend, Climb For Kids hosted the 2010 Mt. Baker climbing event in the North Cascades. We had limited participation, ok no one signed up for the event, so Michelle Maislen and I were just going to climb it for fun. However, one of my friends introduced me to Mark Steelquist who runs a [...]

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Another memorable summit

June 27, 2010

Dr. Martin Walker, the incredible fetal syndrome surgeon from Seattle and Dr. Peter Wall, the amazing obstetrician and Climb For Kids board member, summited Mt. Rainier a week ago following the Ingraham direct route up to the top. Accompanying them was Ian MacDuff, who had some rather peculiar coincidences with me two weeks ago on [...]

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Ruth Mountain 2010

June 17, 2010

Over the past weekend, I had the pleasure to escort Benni Sack up Ruth Mountain in the North Cascades. Benni has a special place in my heart, as she has been wonderfully sweet to me and my family during the tragedies over the last few years. Above you see a photo of Benni speaking at [...]

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