Mount Sneffels (14,150′) via Blaine Basin (Class-3 Scramble)

Mount Sneffels is a 14,150-foot (4,313-meter) mountain located in the San Juan Range of southwest Colorado. After Uncompahgre Peak, it is the second-highest point in the entire San Juan highlands. It is instantly distinguishable from all sides as a massive pyramid composed of fearsomely jagged volcanic rock. It is often … Continue reading…

Mount Morrison (12,268′) via Northwest Ridge (Class-4 Scramble)

Mount Morrison is a 12,268-foot (3,739-meter) mountain located in the Sierra Nevada of California. It is a visually-arresting blade of resistant metamorphic rock with a several-thousand-foot wall that rises dramatically from the highway-395 on its north side. This impressive face has earned Mount Morrison the title The Eiger of the … Continue reading…

Mount Siyeh (10,014′) via South Face (Class-3 Scramble)

  Mount Siyeh is located in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana. The view from the 3,052-m (10,014-ft) summit is arguably the finest panorama in Glacier National Park. It is the fifth highest mountain in the park; one of six peaks to reach above 10,000 feet. It is part of … Continue reading…

Shangri-La of the Montana Rockies (Class-3 Scramble)

  Shangri-La is a hanging basin located at 6,500-feet of elevation in the Many Glacier region of Glacier National Park in Montana. Despite lying only a few miles from the popular Many Glacier Hotel, Shangri-La is accessed only by an adventurous scrambling route. There are no marked trails leading to … Continue reading…