Tom’s Article Index

Although Idaho: A Climbing Guide is focused on Idaho’s mountains, the website is a convenient place to post articles I have written about Idaho and adventures I have had in other locations. I will add to this collection as time permits.

Montana 1971

Crater Lake 1973

New Zealand 1975

A Sierra Fall Backpack, 1975, California


Two Sierra Nevada Traverses, 1976, California

Five Days on the Inca Trail 1977, Peru

The Problem with Baker Lake, 1979, Idaho

Circling Squaretop Mountain, 1981, Wyoming

Yellowstone, January 1982

Completing the Wyoming Trifecta, 1982

Scrambles in the Lemhi Range, Idaho 1982

BIG PEAKS and BAD ROCK, Idaho 1982

Footloose in the Central Wind River Mountains, 1983, Wyoming

Tales of Two Mountains, Opinion, 1983


Idaho’s Albion Range, 1984

Fire and Brimstone: The Seven Devils Mountains 1984, Idaho

UI 1985 Denali Expedition 1985, Alaska

Glacier Peak: The Long and Winding Route, 1985, Washington

LUA PELE —Hawaii’s Volcanos 1986


UI Denali Expedition ’87, 1987, Alaska

Winter in the Summer in the Wind River Mountains, 1987, Wyoming

A Month Climbing in Bolivia and Peru, 1988

The First Ascent of Cabin Creek Peak, 1988, Idaho

Skiing the Rim Road Around Crater Lake, 1990, Oregon

A Sawtooth Traverse 1990

A 14er Extravaganza: Mounts Langley, Muir Whitney and Russell, 1991, California

Jefferies Glacier Expedition 1992, Alaska,

Kings Peak from the East, 1993, Utah

A Walk Around the North Palisade, 1993, California

Grand Gulch Backpack, 1994, Utah

Middle Fork Backpack, 1995, Idaho

The First Ascent of the North Face of USGS Peak. 1995, Idaho

Peakbagging In Glacier National Park, 1995, Montana


Circling the Shivering Mountains, 1996, Alaska

High Times in Colorado 1997 to 2010: Chasing the 14ers

The First Ascent of Triple Peak, 2003, Idaho

High Sierra Camps Loop, 2007, California, Yosemite

Sierra Nevada Backpack. New Army Pass to Shepard Pass, 2008, California

Say It Ain’t So: 2009 Denali Expedition, 2009, Alaska

Line of No Return: Evolution Basin, 2009, California

The First Ascent of JT Peak, 2011, Idaho

Two for Texas: Spring 2014 Trip

Fall Trip 2014, Nevada, Utah and California

There is Life in Death Valley, 2015, California

Monte Solaro, Italy 2015

Fall Trip 2015, Nevada, Utah and Arizona

Please Sir, Some More, 2016, California and Nevada

Spring 2017: Sonic Booms and Peakbagging in the Mountain Kingdom,  Nevada

Nevada: A Very Early Spring Trip—2018

Nevada Again: Another Box of Chocolates, March 2018

Kaala —the Top of Oahu 2019

To the Land of Enchantment and Back 2019