Outdoor: LATEST NEWS
The Smiley’s Summit Salathe – El Captian, YosemiteRead Mark Smiley's journal entry as he and his wife celebrate their sixth anniversary while summiting Salathe, El Capitan in Yosemite.
Help the Smileys Reach their Next SummitMark and Janelle Smiley have been on a quest to climb the 50 Classic Climbs of North America for the past two years.
Smileys Project – West Buttress of Denali: A Ski Descent"Standing on top of one of the seven summits is a goal sought after by people the world around. At 20,320 feet, Denali, aka Mt McKinley, is North America’s tallest mountain. Some claim that it is more difficult to climb than Everest." - Mark Smiley
Smileys Climb Harvard Route, Mt. Huntington, AKMark and Janelle Smiley recently returned from Alaska where they climbed the Harvard Route on Mt Huntington.
Update from the Smileys: Summer’s End, Grand Tetons
"The summer has come to a close. We had a productive and amazing time in Yosemite (climbed the Nose and Half Dome). Now it's back to Crested Butte for the winter. We still might try and go down to New Mexico and give Shiprock a go if the weather holds, but we are not holding our breath."