Tag Archives: mt. rainier

A Look Ahead

As summer has become fall and most days have the aura and feel of winter, the climbing season and kayaking come to an end for this year.  Now it is time to look ahead and begin planning for next summer when the sun returns. Here are some blog entries from Alpine Ascents as their last […]
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News – Mt Rainier

On May 30th,  6 climbers were reported missing and it is assumed they lost their lives to an avalanche.  They were climbing the Liberty Ridge route, one of the most technical on Mt. Rainier.  It is an area with steep climbs and frequent rock and ice fall.  I will be following up later this week […]
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Picture of the Day: The Sky Shadow – Mt. Rainier

Birds – Washington, 2011

Going through some photos from a trip 2-years ago to Washington and Mt. Rainier.  These were taken at a popular area where the birds were obviously used to being fed. Photos by Twisted Root Studios

Mt. Rainier 2013 – Packing

With less than 3-weeks before flying to Seattle, I started to pack and review all of the required and recommended gear.  Good thing as I think the harness I have is too small when taking into account the extra layers and bulk at the higher elevations.  Everything from the provided list is in the photos […]
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Changes

A while ago I changed the name of this blog to “Senzing Zen”.  I thought it had a cool ring to it, and tried to bring some focus to my goals and purpose here.  After some thought and soul searching, I feel the name is inflated and a bit egotistical.  My journey of discovery is […]
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Training and Colorado

With just 3-weeks to go until ice climbing training in Colorado and less than 5-months until Mt. Rainier, training is intensifying. I was planning to workout each day in February as a test to see where I am at. Of course, a couple of days have turned into “off” days. I try to make up […]
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Trip Updates

I hope this blog becomes a useful resource, but of course that requires me to actually have information on here.  I am working on content the next couple of days, and will have a lot of stuff for here. An update on the trips for this year, and my training goals.  The end of June, […]
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Trip Updates

An update on the trips for this year, and my training goals.  The end of June, I will be in Washington to attempt my first mountain climb, and hope the Mt. Rainier allows me the opportunity.  In order to get there, I am embarking on a more intense strengthening and aerobic routine.  Also, I am […]
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Photography update

New galleries have been added to www.williamricciphotography.com