Thursday 5th September, 2013
Time does fly!
Since May it has been a great summer of fun, fun, fun!
It all started with going to see Bruce Springsteen, then various work around the country, before flying to Colorado for a month in August. Climbed six 4000m peaks and another eight 3000m peaks, saw Steely Dan in concert at the Red Rocks amphitheatre (an amazing venue), went to a beer festival with 25 breweries on show (narrowly failed to taste them all...) had a road trip of 1800 miles and got lots of great photos of flowers , mountains, and bear poo!
In between all this I was appointed as the first Professional Officer for BAIML (British Association of International Mountain Leaders) and started this post this week. First job is to help organise the AGM and workshop programme for the annual conference which this year is being held in Chamonix, France. It's going to be fun!
The attached photo was taken on top of Mount Spalding, a 4000m peak in Colorado; behind is Mt Evans, another 4000m peak that I climbed earlier the same day and linked the two by a grade 1 scrambling ridge traverse. A great mountain day.
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