Looking mostly east into the crater of Mt. St. Helens with Mt. Adams in the background.
Looking north into the crater of Mt. St. Helens with Mt. Rainier in the background.
Looking northwest from the summit.
Heading down into the clouds.
Working our way down the mountain in the fog.
The outline of climbers in the fog.
Daughter Angie Holwege feeding her new friend.
Clear views of Monte Fitzroy from the town of El Chalten, Argentina. This is a rare treat as the mountain is more often hidden behind clouds. January, 2011.
The iconic "towers" of Torres del Paine with the infamous Patagonian weather surrounding them, January 2011.
The distinctive Cuernos (Horns) del Paine with their contrasting granite and sedimentary rock formed from glacial erosion, January 2011.
John surviving the extreme wind that Patagonia is famous for on the trail to the base of Monte Fitzroy and Laguna de los Tres in January 2011.
John and Mandy at the base of Cerro/Monte Fitzroy (3,375 meters / 11,073 feet) in Patagonia, Argentina on the Laguna de los Tres trail. January 2011.
Aaron at Three Fingered Jack , Oregon.
Mt. Jefferson from Jefferson Park.