Originally Posted by doc_ricketts
Spend a lot of time around Rainier, but never had a problem with falling rocks. Now a falling tree almost got me one time though. There is an area on the SW side where a dead tree forest exists and we were working in there one day and a big tree fell and crushed our instruments, but I jumped away.
A 4' boulder careening down a soft glacier is surprisingly stealthy.
We don't stop riding because we get old, we get old because we stop riding.
"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, Skill is knowing how to do it, and Virtue is doing it"