Every now and then I look at this and decide to modify or add to it. It can be considered the legacy of Mountainstroh. And, if I do say so myself, it aint half bad, and trust me, it is FAR from over!
I am the man called Mountainstroh, one the Fire Brewed ones. Together, there is nothing that we cannot pull off.
I have two sons that are smarter, more athletic and better looking than I could EVER hope to be.
I am lucky enough to have a beautiful wife that truly loves me!
Any one can be a Husky fan, but I am a WSU COUG from way back, and that takes stamina and intestinal fortitude that not everyone has, which has taken me to both Rose Bowls in the last 15 years.
I have the guys. Three friends who have been there for me for over 20 years, and will be there for the next 20. Doesn’t matter what I do, they stick by me, and I them.
I am loved by people who are very careful who they allow into their lives
I am a mountain climber and a river rafter, a sky diver and a bungee jumper, a hiker and a biker. I have been in thunderstorms on a glacier, lead people down Mt. Rainier in a white out and finished a half marathon non-stop.
I have ridden 200 miles in one day and so far I have never met a hill I can’t bike up.
I have seen sunrise, twice, from 12500 feet and seen the shadow of a mountain on the land below. I’ve seen avalanches and rock slide, and raced an eagle on my bike.
I have jumped into and fallen in a crevasse in Alaska.
I make people laugh and can make people feel good about themselves.
I can McGyver with the best of them.
I have been to the top of Baker, St Helens and Lassen, and completed the High Pass Challenge and ridden to Sunrise in Mt Rainier
I can carry a 40lb pack to places some people couldn’t get to without a pack at all.
I am not afraid to express my views or opinion regardless of who is in the room or how many people.
I have biked the STP and the High Pass Challenge in 90 degree heat and the RSVP in the Rain.
I have biked the Oregon coast including the scenic route and pedaled up EVERY hill,which means I have biked every mile From Vancouver BC to Crescent City CA
I am in better shape than at least 85% of the people, male or female, my age, and even a good percentage of those younger than me.
I’ve had 2 articles and a pictures published.
I have given blood over 60 times.
I have flown with a bush pilot through “One Shot Pass” and drunk wine at Denali base camp.
I have canoed Bowron Lakes in Canada and biked over Jack Ass Pass in Washington state.
I have been to Camp Muir 15 times, and the top of Mt Si over 100.
I cook a mean grilled cheese and my Mac and Cheese is legendary
At a moments notice I will drop everything to help a friend.