Cy’s Blog

Hiking and Climbing Adventures

Welcome to Hiking & Mountaineering Blog! Sharing my personal hiking & climbing experiences, photos, other ‘s excursions, upcoming hiking events mainly in So Cal, other blogs mainly in the news plus links to information of interest to all hikers, mountaineers & mountain lovers. Updates to Hiking & Mountaineering are expected almost daily, so please check back often.

The Sherpas are demanding economic improvements to continue - link is in English (translation)
Link to the Sherpa Support Fund  --
Senja Island - New Ice Climbs in Norway by Papert, Hauser and Senf
Thunder and Lightning in the Owens Valley
Climbing continues on Everest North
17 different mountain webcams including Everest    --  17 different mountain webcams Please log in -- Ready for New Route on North Kangchenjunga

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Posted: April 21, 2014, 9:27 pm
At least i2 climbers were killed in an avalanche on Mt Everest mainly Sherpas
Gripped magazine has a report of a new age climb on an old route on Mont Blanc
Meetup group hikes this weekend include c2c, Skyline and San Gorgonio
Top 10 Canyon Hikes in the USA by National Geographic    --  Names Released


Mont Blanc

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Posted: April 18, 2014, 8:17 pm
A French team in the Revelations of Alaska by - an additional article
Skiing the Mallory Run of the Aiguille du Midi by Dave Searle
Browns Canyon in Colorado by SenadR at Summitpost includes videos
Eddie Bauer about climbs in the Marquesas Islands  -- Pyramid Peak in the Revelations of Alaska by a French team -- Dave Searle -- UK -- The Mallory Run (SKI) on the North Face of the Aiguille du Midi -- SenadR -- Colorado -- Videos - Brown's Canyon  -- Climbs in the Marquesas Islands   Please log in    Please log in

Brown's Canyon - Colorado

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Posted: April 17, 2014, 10:37 pm
Mike Libecki and Freddie Wilkinson climbed Berth's Tower in Queen Maud Land in the Arctic
Everest Update at the Khumbu Icefall by Alan Arnette
Baffin Island by Berghaus
El Cocuy - a climbers paradise in danger -- Alan Arnette -- Colorado -- First steps in the Khumbu Icefall and expeditions update -- Kraig Becker -- Texas -- Michelle Blaydon and Ross Hewitt -- Baffin Island   -- El Cocuy - An alpine paradise in its death throw   --

El Cocuy - An alpine paradise in its death throw
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Kenton Cool

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Posted: April 16, 2014, 8:42 pm
La Salle Grande Traverse by Andy Sherpa in Utah
Trappier and NE Couloir of the Tricot in the French Alps by Dave Searle
10 days in Red Rocks Nevada from
Trappier and Pointe Inferieur de Tricot NE by Liz Daley at website on summitpost  -- Andy Sherpa -- Utah -- La Sal grande traverse  -- Dave Searle -- UK -- Trappier and NE Couloir of the Tricot  -- Prezwoodz -- California -- Red Rocks in Nevada  -- Liz Daley -- Washington -- Trappier and Pointe Inferieure de Tricot NE Couloir

John Roskelley is at the back    Please log in   Please log in

Norway (shared from facebook)

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Posted: April 1, 2014, 5:23 pm
Kathy Wing has a trip report with pictures from the Southern Sierra - Nicholls and Heald
Piolets d Or 2014 live on Twitter
Ueli Stcck, Raphael Slawinski ans Ian Welsted win the Piolets d Or 2014
Hawaai's forbidden stairway to heaven
Phil Brown has great pictures of his trip up Iron Mountain in the San Gabriels
Includes videos

The Piolets d'Or 2014 jury: Lim Sung Muk, Karin Steinbach, Denis Urubko, Catherine Destivelle, Erri De Luca, George Lowe & Kay Rush

Two Canadians for Piolet d Or

Mt Baldy from Big Iron    Please log in   Please log in

Lodges Robinson Crusoe would love!/photo.php?fbid=10152280971139481&set=a.10151691223644481.1073741825.815729480&type=1&theater

Owen Spaulding Route on the Grand Teton

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Posted: March 30, 2014, 10:12 pm
Raheel Adnan updated his website with the current spring expeditions in the Himalayas
Expeditions from in Spanish just complted
Vitaly M trip report at Lower Cathedral Rock
The Hoodoos of Bryce Canyon in Utah

Sean Leary dies in accident

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in the eighties

Photo: Warm down after some great interval training :)  estirant les cames després d'una bona sessió de séries :)  Estirando las piernas después de una buena sesión de series :)

Photo: My gang, hiking from Khunde to Namche

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Posted: March 30, 2014, 5:07 pm
Dani Arnold of Switzerland "sprints" up big ice video
Andy Sherpa trip report from Utah and Coldthistle videos
Phillippe Gatta on the N Face of the Petite Dru and trail running in Patagonia
Major new alpine route for Oregon
Summits of my life video by Kilian Jornet  -- Dani Arnold of Switzerland "sprints" up big ice -- Dani 1 -- Videos  -- Andy Sherpa -- Utah -- Updated  -- Philippe Gatta -- North face of Petite Dru  -- Trail running in Patagonia Video

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One of six in album - link above

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Posted: March 27, 2014, 9:10 pm
New Page on Personal Websites in the General Section of the Forum - Updates almost daily

Eric T of Cascade Cllimbers trip report in Nevada and Josuua Tree
Charlie Boscoe trip report on Aiguille de Toule in the French Alps
Running the Skyline Trail by Ric M  -- Eric T -- Washington -- Winter paradise in Nevada and Joshua Tree  -- Charlie Boscoe -- Uk and France -- Aiguille de Toule West Face


 Wadi Rum in Jordan

Chocolate Peak - Sierra Nevada   --  The 6 best trekking routes in the world
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Posted: March 23, 2014, 8:34 pm