Mountaineering Problems

I earned this last week while climbing Wetterhorn:  My elbow caught on a rock when my trekking pole accidentally collapsed. 

Funny thing, my knees felt way worse when I fell on Princeton a few weeks ago.  In fact, they are still a little sore, but they never bruised?  However, when I hurt my elbow it stung, but was nowhere near as painful as hurting my knees.  Yet this bruised.  Oh well.  Time to look for a quality trekking pole that doesn’t collapse unless I tell it to…

Author: Laura M Clark

Laura has summited over 500 peaks above 13,000' solo, including being the first woman to solo summit all of the Colorado 14ers, as well as the centennials. After each hike, she writes trip reports for each one and publishes them on her blog, which is read by fans all over the world. Author of Wild Wanderer: Summiting Colorado’s 200 Highest Peaks, which is available to purchase on Amazon.

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