Author Archives: SteakGirl

Hiking My Own Hike

Before I go on any major hike or backpacking trip, I do a little internet research about the trail and try to gauge the difficulty to mentally prep myself. After the trip, if I come across someone that did the … Continue reading

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West McMillan Spire

After climbing Rainier, I thought I was hot shit and that I could tackle any backpacking trip with ease. I was so so wrong. A girlfriend of mine that I met from my mountaineering class with Bushwhacker Climbing Club, sent … Continue reading

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Too Soon

Did I mention that I’m prone to bad cases of the dramas when I’m in pain?¬†After whining about my muscle aches and lack of respect from my leg muscles, I walked around a bit, and my legs were in decent … Continue reading

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Aging With Grace and Very Little Dignity

I just got back from a crazy backpacking trip with some 2 hours of Class 3 scramble at the end. I must have banged the crap out of my legs on the boulders, because my legs look like I got … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier

This entry almost read as, “Mount Rainier, the trip that didn’t happen.” As I’ve mentioned in my Mount Baker post, after climbing Baker, I just was not sure I was ready for Rainier three days later. The weather on Baker … Continue reading

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Jungle Legs

A lot of men have much nicer legs than women. They are naturally taller, thus legs longer. My favorite pair of legs is on a drag queen. My sister and I were clubbing in Vancouver when they happened to have … Continue reading

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Mount Baker

Our Mount Baker trip was 4 days, 3 nights, from June 23 – 26, which is probably at least a day longer than most people’s climb. This trip was part of the Bushwhacker Climbing Club course so we spent most … Continue reading

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Douchebag Crisis

Wow…there are a couple write-ups so long overdue. I’ve been at lost for words to describe the whole experience, I can’t tell if it’s because of the days spent in low oxygen level or just being a few weeks out … Continue reading

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I STILL LIVE

I am back from Rainier. The climb was spectacular with an exceptional window of weather. Great conditions for going in, climbing and coming back out. I will do a write-up of it when I have a moment, but you can … Continue reading

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I LIVE

Baker climb was extremely rough but spectacular. I will write more about it when I get back from my Mount Rainier climb. I got back from Baker on Sunday, have been working every day since then. I will be leaving … Continue reading

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