Alpenglow Gallery - Construction Notes

The Alpenglow Gallery is an ongoing project. Here's a list of updates.

March 2014
• Published "Skiing in Climbing Boots" here.
• Published stories about the Thunder and Logan High Routes here and here.
February 2014
Reprinted "A Backcountry Renaissance" from Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes, Washington, here.
January 2013
Added description of Summit Central 'X' Route (a ski mountaineering "skimo" workout at Snoqualmie Pass) here.
July 2012
Added a list of selected web postings by Lowell Skoog here.
December 2011
• Reprinted "Burglars in a Crystal Fortress," from Snow & Spire, here.
• Published full interview from Fifty Classic Ski Descents in North America here.
• Reprinted Lowell Skoog profile from Off-Piste Magazine here.
• Reprinted Carl Skoog tribute from Powdermag.com here.
March 2010
Alpenglow.org and the Northwest Mountaineering Journal (nwmj.org) were presented with a Cyber Award by the International Skiing History Association. Click here.
November 2008
Published "Tips on Skiing Cascade High Routes" here.
December 2007
• Published "Tools or Playthings," about the role of skis in mountaineering here.
• Published "Steep and Far," another essay about ski mountaineering here.
• Published a story about filming KOMO-TV's "Backcountry Ski Tour" here.
• Published a story about filming KOMO-TV's "Goldenhorn Pinnacle" here.
November 2007
Published documentation of Dwight Watson's skis here.
August 2007
Published a chronology of early Northwest paragliding here.
May 2007
Published stories about skiing the Cascade Crest from Mount Baker to Mount Rainier here.
August 2006
Reprinted "Alpinism As Humanism," an essay by Lito Tejada-Flores here.
Reprinted a story about a world record backflip in 1975 here.
July 2006
Published a story about ski racer Sigurd Hall here.
June 2006
Moved my late brother Carl Skoog's website (carlskoog.com) here.
May 2005
Published a story about the historic Silver Skis race on Mount Rainier here.
December 2004
For Tom, I gathered some family pictures here.
March 2004
Published a story about the historic Patrol Race here.
September 2003
Published a story about the 1953 Ptarmigan Traverse here.
March 2001
Initial publication of the Alpenglow Ski Mountaineering History Project here.
December 1999
Published Sub-Alpinism, the first of the mountain themes here.
April 1999
Published the first edition of the Paragliding section here.
March 1999
Published the Northwest Weather, Snow and Avalanche Info page here.
Fall-Winter 1998-99
Started tinkering with servers, photo scans, and page layout as the idea of a gallery took shape.
May 1997
Registered the alpenglow.org domain.
--Lowell Skoog

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