Entries by Kirstie Ennis

The Aftermath

As One Chapter Ends, The Next One Begins The Aftermath – First Quarter 2019 While I write this, I am sitting on a plane with my parents to Ireland — my Christmas and 50th birthday presents to them. Considering it has started out to be the holiday from Hell with 48 hours of travel (aka […]

Aconcagua Gear Review

Aconcagua Gear Review The Good, The Bad, The Ugly While training and preparation are crucial components to climbing, the gear is the final piece to any success on the mountain. Some of the gear that I used on Aconcagua were items that I have used on nearly every expedition, while other pieces were new additions […]

Seven Summits Project: Aconcagua Part Two

Disclaimer: This is a brutally honest and vulgar reflection of my time spent climbing Aconcagua. It is the longest one to date. Brace yourself. Part Two Jan 25: Dirtbag I could tell David was nervous. Trekking in wasn’t a big deal, but now we were about to climb. Altitude and this type of terrain can […]

Seven Summits Project: Aconcagua Part One

Disclaimer: This is a brutally honest and vulgar reflection of my time spent climbing Aconcagua. It is the longest one to date. Brace yourself. Part One Jan 17: Hell-A Bags. Half a dozen heavy duffel bags. Son of a bitch. The airport shuffle never gets easier. It’s hot. It’s LA. I’m sweating; my leg’s falling […]