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October 4, 2021

New season new goals: Training for winter sports in the PNW

New season new goals: Training for winter sports in the PNW By: Megan Marolf Some of us mourn the end of summer’s long days and all the outdoor possibilities the season offers. With greater snow instability and chilly night time temperatures, getting outside for big adventures just doesn’t work as well this time of year. But for us hearty Pacific Northwest locals, winter doesn’t scare us.
September 30, 2021

Rainier Backpacking Trip Report

Rainier Backpacking Trip Report (July 30 – August 2, 2021) Backpacking Route: Sunrise Trailhead -> Berkeley Camp -> Glacier Basin Camp -> Sunrise Camp By: Miyar Adventures Guide – Diem Duong Day 1: Sunrise Trailhead to Berkeley Camp | Distance: 3.8miles | Elevation: 580 gain/1300 loss Today myself and my Co-guide Anne met our Miyar Adventures group at Ascent Outdoors. We did a gear check and then drove out to Sunrise Trailhead on the eastern […]
September 21, 2021

Guide to Seattle Rock Climbing and Courses

GUIDE TO SEATTLE ROCK CLIMBING AND COURSES New to the area, new to climbing, old to climbing but just like to read about rock climbing anyway? We wrote a quick info guide to rock climbing areas near Seattle, Washington. Here’s a list of the rock climbing areas closest to Seattle, WA in order of proximity. Some general info and their perspective guide books are listed: Exit 32 (Little Si) and Exit 38 (Deception Crags & […]
September 17, 2021

Mount Baker Climb

Team Miyar’s climb of Mount Baker via the Easton Glacier on July 26-28th. All eight team members met at the Brickyard park and ride at 7am on Friday July 27th.  Getting to finally meet everyone in person after weeks of planning was great; Jian, Yanyan, Casper, Hua, Colin, Rahul, and guides Simon and Matt. We did some magically rearranging to fit three days’ worth of climbing gear into two tiny cars and we headed north to the trailhead. After stopping for an essential coffee break, we arrived at the […]
September 17, 2021

Mount Rainier Trip Report

  Mount Rainier via Disappointment Cleaver Trip Report       Day 0: 28 June 2016 The first Asha Teams met for the Mt. Rainier climb on Tuesday morning. Ongoing roadwork had only served to increase the anticipation as we drove through the park on our way to Paradise. At the overnight parking lot Kirk, Ben and I met the teams who had been preparing for months for this trip. After initial gear distribution and […]
May 10, 2018

Sandeep Nain takes his business to new heights

Original article posted on: Microsoft ALumni Sandeep Nain is living a dream by turning his passion – climbing – into his vocation as the owner of a mountain guide service. Just like climbing, though, owning a small business is full of ups and downs. “It sounds like a romantic idea, but then there’s the … details that go with it,” Sandeep said. “It’s a lot more work than I thought it would be.” Sandeep walked […]