August 13, 2011
Working for a guide service is not without potential hazard to one’s health — especially when your job consists of sitting in front of a computer eight hours a day.
I’ve worked in the IMG administrative office since the winter of 2007. Though given encouragement and opportunity to go on any number of IMG programs, my philosophy on climbing set me firmly in the camp that said, “The Mountain will always be there. What’s the rush in climbing it now?” It also set me firmly planted in front of a computer screen far too many hours each day.
But this year after a long winter and too many of Becky’s fabulous homemade cookies (if you can weasel the recipe out of her I’m willing to pay good money), I found myself facing the beginning of the Rainier (and swimsuit) season in less than desirable conditioning. (Read more…)