I may have to give back the Mountain part of my name!

Ever wonder where the mountain in Mountainstroh came from?  I did a whole post on this once, but this is a bit different.  I call myself Moutainstroh, because for 10 + years my life revolved around climbing (or more aptly TRYING to climb mountains.  My final record was 3 and 6.  That’s 3 successes and 6 turnarounds.

During this time, I read every mountain book I could get my hands on.  Expeditions to Everest, K2, the 14 – 8000 meter peaks, the 7 summits, Denali you name it, I’ve read it. I would scour used book stores looking for ones I hadn’t read.   I have an “adventure” library stored in my attic waiting for the time I have space big enough  for the book-case I need to hold them all. Continue reading “I may have to give back the Mountain part of my name!”