About Josh Houser

Josh Houser is an alpine adventure enthusiast who lives in the Pacific Northwest. He’s passionate about the outdoors, mountain climbing, photography, posting stories, and web design.

Alpine Accomplishments

  • 200+ Peaks including:
  • Alpamayo (19,512 ft, WI3, 8 Pitches)
  • Pioneering Sky Rocket Couloir, Glacier Peak Mega Circuit & Running Bear Ridge
  • Johannesburg & Burgundy Spire

Mountaineering Goals

  • Waddington
  • Mount Hunter West Ridge
  • Denali

Skills

  • Glacier and Steep Snow Climbing
  • Lead up to YDS 5.7
  • Ice Climbing WI4
  • Navigating Whiteouts and super choss

Tyed up in Adventure

Eastking and I had been without adventure for a while, plus with my foot hurting that did not help me…

Teiger Dreams

"If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new. " -Voltaire Trip Stats: Elevation…

Gorgeous Day on Mount Ann

I've always loved the North Cascades and have seen a lot of beautiful places in the many times I have…

Left Behind: The Palmer Mountain Incident

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in…

A Weekend in the Enchantments: 4 Peaks in a Row

"Where the clouds can go, men can go; but they must be hardy men." -A. Maurer Last year my brother…

Keepin it Gangsta on Philadelphia

Eastking and I have often seen Philadelphia Mountain on the way to much of our climbs along the highway 2…

At the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: A Misfortune on Zekes

"No Good Deed goes Unpunished!" "If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't…

Spinning our Wheels on Spinnaker

So much for Sailing up the Mountain According to Wikipedia "A spinnaker is a special type of sail that is…

It doesn’t Get Much Better than this: 4 Days on Mount Logan

"I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me…