Posts by Michael Wejchert

A Song of Ice and Fire (I couldn’t resist)

In 1980, New England hardman Kurt Winkler stole across the border to snatch the first ascent of Pomme D’or, one of the finest ice climbs on the east coast. This must have smarted the locals as much as the 2012 robbery of 10,000—10,000—barrels of maple syrup from Quebec’s reserves. Winkler’s guiding the FA might have…

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On Vacation

Week three on the glacier and things had gotten a little loose. Almost everyone had flown home. It was snowing.

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