Matt and Joanne’s Page


Here’s an ever-lengthening timeline of the highlights of the last few years.

Event Location Date
Received our Bachelor degrees from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI May, 2003
Bought our first pets, Lazie and Ploppie Ann Arbor, MI Oct, 2003
Got married Huntington Woods, MI 04 Dec, 2004
Joanne moves to Oregon Hillsboro, OR 30 Apr, 2005
Attempt to climb South Sister, Green Lakes
Bend, OR 05 Jun, 2005
Summited South Sister, Devil’s Lake
Bend, OR 17 Jun, 2005
Attempt to climb Middle Sister, Hayden Glacier
Sisters, OR 18 Jun, 2005
Climbing Accident on Mt Washington, North Ridge
Sisters, OR 01 Jul, 2005
Summited Rooster Rock Columbia Gorge, OR 18 Sep, 2005
1st time climbing in Smith Rock Redmond, OR 24 Sep, 2005
2nd time summiting South Sister, Devil’s Lake
Sisters, OR 08 Oct, 2005
Skiing Crater Lake Crater Lake NP 24 Nov, 2005
Climbing in Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas, NV 23 Dec, 2005
Our 3rd pet, Yogi joins the family Hillsboro, OR 04 Feb, 2006
Skiing in Whistler Whistler, BC 14 Mar, 2006
Summited Castle Peak Mt Rainier NP, WA 13 May, 2006
Summited Middle Sister, Hayden Glacier
Sisters, OR 24 Jun, 2006
Climbing in Squamish Squamish, BC 04 Jul, 2006
Summited Mt Washington, North Ridge
Sisters, OR 15 Jul, 2006
Summited Three-Fingered Jack, South Ridge
Sisters, OR 21 Jul, 2006
Matt Summits Broken Top Bend, OR 13 Aug, 2006
Climbing in Leavenworth Leavenworth, WA 01 Sep, 2006
2nd time climbing in Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas, NV 12 Nov, 2006
Skiing in the Wallowas Enterprise, OR 24 Dec, 2006
Matt summits Mt. St. Helens, Joanne and Yogi fail 😦 Cougar, WA 28 Jan, 2007
Chinese New Year in Malaysia Malaysia 17 Feb, 2007
Vacation and Climbing in Thailand Thailand 24 Feb, 2007
Summited The Wife Bend, OR 20 June, 2007
Climbing in Menagerie Wilderness Sweet Home, OR 30 June, 2007
Ferrets left for their new home Portland, OR 12 July, 2007
Summited Mt Baker, Easton Glacier North Cascades NP, WA 14 July, 2007
Summited Mt Shuksan, Fisher Chimneys North Cascades NP, WA 16 July, 2007
Frenchman’s Coulee, Attempt on Outer Space Central WA 15 Sep, 2007
Climbed Solar Slab, Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas, NV 20 Oct, 2007
Joshua Tree, Part 1 Part 2 Joshua Tree, CA 8 Jan, 2008
Cochise Stronghold Sunsites, AZ 25 Jan, 2008
Mount Lemmon: Snow in Arizona? Tucson, AZ 31 Jan, 2008
Queen Creek Canyon Superior, AZ 11 Feb, 2008
Finding gold in the Superstition Mountains Apache Junction, AZ 14 Feb, 2008
Sedona Spires Sedona, AZ 25 Feb, 2008
A floodin’ good time at Jacks Canyon Winslow, AZ 29 Feb, 2008
Petrified Forest NP Holbrook, AZ 5 Mar, 2008
Flagstaff Crags + Attractions Flagstaff, AZ 7 Mar, 2008
Arizona Local’s Secret: Isolation Canyon Pine, AZ 13 Mar, 2008
St George and Zion NP St George, UT 17 Mar, 2008
Utah National Parks Tour Southern Utah 27 Mar, 2008
Crack Heaven, Indian Creek, Part 1 Part 2 Monticello/Moab, UT 1 Apr, 2008
Climbing the sandstone towers of Castle Valley Castle Valley, UT 18 Apr, 2008
City of Rocks Almo, ID 25 Apr, 2008
Gettin’ scared in the Black Canyon Gunnison, CO 3 July, 2008
Death march to Crestone Needle Westcliffe, CO 11 July, 2008
Many summits in Rocky Mountain NP Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Estes Park, CO July, 2008
Climbing Pingora and Wolfshead in the Wind River Range Boulder, WY 4 August, 2008
Climbing and Cougars in Grand Teton NP Jackson, WY 8 August, 2008
Geysers of Yellowstone Jackson, WY 14 August, 2008
Climbing Devil’s Tower Sundance, WY 15 August, 2008
Craziness on Mount Kinabalu: Part 1 Part 2 Borneo, Malaysia 3-11 September, 2008
The Jaw-Dropping Caves of Mulu Borneo, Malaysia 17 September, 2008
Enjoying Tropical Paradise on Tioman Island Mersing, Malaysia 8 October, 2008
Jungle-neering at Bukit Takun Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 31 October, 2008
Climbed Liberty Crack Washington Pass, Wa 10 August, 2009
Climbed The Nose, El Cap Yosemite, Ca 16 September, 2009
Climbed The Grand Wall Squamish, BC 17 September, 2010

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