Mt Stuart Quadcopter Aerial Video

I climbed Mt Stuart recently. It’s so ragged and awesome I still can’t believe I actually made it up to the summit with that crazy 4,000+ ft exposure on the north side. I took my drone with me to the summit but it was too windy to use it there. So I desended 300ft andContinue reading “Mt Stuart Quadcopter Aerial Video”

I want my Mountain back. Mt Rainier shut down

Because of the government shut down all National Parks, including Mt. Rainier, are shut down. Due to websites being considered non-essential, they can’t even update the website to let people know what to expect. Turns out, the roads have been blocked, gates have been locked and it’s not possible to drive into the National ParkContinue reading “I want my Mountain back. Mt Rainier shut down”

Seattle is the sum of the city and its surroundings

Seattle is a growing city with a lot to offer with all its wilderness parks, great restaurants and bars and nightlife. However, just 25 miles in any direction, you experience things I always thought you would need a vacation to access. My wife and I have internalized the Seattle lifestyle and incorporated a lot ofContinue reading “Seattle is the sum of the city and its surroundings”

Milky Way over Mt. Rainier with climbers making summit attempt

Growing up in Mumbai, I remember seeing stars above me. I remember vividly that I could see the 30 brightest stars in the Northen Hemisphere as I knew them by name and could find them at night. In the 90s, light pollution came and you couldn’t see anymore. Yet, nothing is more awestriking yet relativelyContinue reading “Milky Way over Mt. Rainier with climbers making summit attempt”

A night in a Snow Cave on Mt. Rainier on New Year’s day

Jen and I don’t really attach much significance to days like New Years day. However, why pass on a nice extended weekend to get out and have some fun? We decided to go snow camping on Mt. Rainier. We had been to Mt. Rainier many times before but had never camped overnight, and never reallyContinue reading “A night in a Snow Cave on Mt. Rainier on New Year’s day”

A night in a Brooklyn warehouse via Airbnb

Airbnb opens up so many unique options to find a place to live in a new place that it’s really hard to ever consider staying in a hotel again. Case in point this awesome warehouse loft that I spent the night in when I was in NY last week. I was in Boston for workContinue reading “A night in a Brooklyn warehouse via Airbnb”