Steve's Home Page

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." - Walter Bagehot

"The whole problem with the world is that
fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves,
but wiser people are so full of doubts.
Bertrand Russell


Contact me by email. My main hobby is mountaineering/climbing/hiking.... but that's not all I do!

sea kayak in Belize on horseback at Junction Meadow
Mont Blanc, a few days after being on top Rapping in the hail on Starr King a hot sunny day in BELGIUM!

I write a lot of trip reports, and my recent trip photos are a more complete visual record!


Some reference files climbers might find useful:
Knees.html
How I rehabilitated my bad knees.
ClimberExpectations.html Climbing Partner Expectations (a checklist to avoid misunderstandings)
ClimberExpectations-SRE.html MY expectations (in case you were wondering!)
RangerContacts.html Ranger Station contact information (address and phone)
SierraPeaks.html Sierra Nevada Peaks List (over 300 summits, with map and GPS data)
BearBoxes.html Bear Boxes (food storage lockers) in the backcountry, with GPS coordinates
CramponStraps.html Crampon straps - three styles with pictures and text
IceAxeStraps.html Ice axe wrist loop (with picture) for more flexibility and safety
LiabilityWaiver.pdf Liability Waiver for climbing peers (Acrobat PDF, high quality)
LiabilityWaiver.html Liability Waiver for climbing peers (plain text, fast and easy)


Still reading? Then here's my favorite t-shirt logo seen in an Arizona park gift shop:
Trespassers will be shot on sight. Survivors will be shot again.