Mt. Colden, NY

Mt. Colden, NY

After attending a two-day course in basic mountaineering skills with Attitude Montagne, I decided to test my new skills on my first mountaineering adventure to Mt. Colden in the Adirondacks in March 2013. It would not be my first climb up a mountain in winter (I had done two day-trips in Chamonix) however it would be my first time sleeping outdoors at -20C in a lean-to with four men I did not know!

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