Pictures of Alpine Climbing and Mountaineering.
Cory playing the numbers game to decide whether or not to enter the Gibralter Rock Fall Zone, the numbers said yes. Behind is a good view of the Nisqually Ice Fall.
Our small team climbing the Cowlitz Cleaver route. Taking advantage of a sunny day,which are pretty rare on Rainier in winter!
Cory Berkebile and Sam Thompson exiting the "Gib Ledge" traverse on 5 hour Summit push from Camp Muir.
(Left to Right) Sam Thompson,Cory Berkebile,Erik Fussleman on the summit of Mt. Rainier (Feb. 2010)
fear machine 005 (2)
2nd pitch business of the fear machine;a sustained,gap classic. III 5.8+ M? C1
O.G. on the third pitch of the Aigulle route; N. Face gap; III 5.? M? these routes may need their own grading system which considers, adventure, commitment, and how bad you want your momma!
left side of the gap's Northface. LtoR: Aigulle route(lower 2/3); I want my mommy colouir; alpine simulator(bottm 1/2)
new winter ascents at the garden creek gap:RtoL;entry fee; ghetto simulator; fear machine; alpine simulator; I want my mommy; Aigulle du midi(all routes are III in length and extremely adventurous!