With the return of spring weather to Washington (no rain?!) the conditions in the mountains went from sketchy to primed. After allowing a few days for recent snowfall to settle or slide it was time. Ditching the 90 degree heat in Seattle, two buddies and myself decided to have a go at Rainier on Thursday Morning. We pulled out of Seattle at 6am on Wendesday and headed South to Rainier. After securing climbing permits and sorting out all our gear we left the lot around 10am. The temperature was easily in the 50’s as we worked our way up to Camp Muir. For anyone who has done that tour […]
Who Is Markus Eder? Markus is a 23 year old Italian who, apparently, rips! This preview for Matchstick Productions upcoming film Days of My Youth and snowcases Markus skiing in AK with Chugach Powder Guides out of Girdwood. Markus has what it takes to hold his own, throwing high speed 360’s down AK spine lines and launching off massive diving boards into bottomless gullies.