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Welcome to a photo chronicle of what's turned out to be, in the immortal words of Robert Hunter, a nine mile skid on a ten mile ride.

When I was diagnosed with ALS - Lou Gehrig's disease - in June of 2010, I started organizing images from 40 years of climbing, skiing, adventuring, working and just plain living. It's a work in progress, and I'll continue to add memories as long as I can.

Please leave a comment if an image moves you to say something. I'd very much appreciate hearing from you. Enjoy.

Nick passed away on March 9, 2011. The site will remain up indefinitely. All comments are welcome. Thank you for visiting this incredible gift he left for all of us.

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Buena Vista

Updated: Jan 13, 2011 1:03pm PST

La Plata Peak Ellingwood Ridge

I climbed the Ellingwood Ridge of La Plata Peak on August 8th 2009, tr ...

Updated: Jan 13, 2011 12:53pm PST

The Mitten

Updated: Jan 13, 2011 12:23pm PST

Emma, San Sophia and Mendota

Updated: Jan 13, 2011 11:32am PST

Telluride

Updated: Jan 03, 2011 2:57pm PST

San Miguel Peak

Updated: Jan 03, 2011 12:59pm PST

Moose on the Loose

Updated: Jan 03, 2011 10:04am PST

Grizzly Peak South East Rib

Updated: Dec 31, 2010 12:03pm PST

Vallee Blanche

Updated: Dec 18, 2010 10:53am PST

Lost Man Lake Ridge Traverse

Updated: Dec 17, 2010 11:11am PST

El Diente South Face

Updated: Dec 15, 2010 7:39pm PST

Punta Mita

Updated: Dec 14, 2010 12:23pm PST

Contention

Updated: Dec 14, 2010 11:49am PST

San Joaquin Chute

Updated: Dec 13, 2010 10:02pm PST

Sam

Updated: Dec 10, 2010 12:51pm PST

Mt. Marcy

Updated: Dec 08, 2010 8:15pm PST

V9 and ridges above Hope Lake

Updated: Dec 08, 2010 1:40pm PST

Cottonwood Peak

Updated: Dec 08, 2010 11:13am PST

Hunt's Peak

Updated: Dec 07, 2010 1:33pm PST

Mayflower Gulch traverse

Updated: Dec 07, 2010 12:53pm PST

Quandary West Ridge

Updated: Dec 06, 2010 4:46pm PST

Blanca Massif

Updated: Dec 04, 2010 3:37pm PST

East Partner Peak

Updated: Dec 04, 2010 12:18pm PST

West Partner Peak

Updated: Dec 04, 2010 11:31am PST

Upper Swamp Canyon

Updated: Dec 01, 2010 7:58pm PST

Poverty Gulch

Updated: Dec 01, 2010 7:34pm PST

Chamonix and Les Contamines

Updated: Nov 28, 2010 11:04pm PST

Tuning Fork on Sunshine

Updated: Nov 28, 2010 10:37am PST

Buffalo Peaks traverse

Updated: Nov 27, 2010 10:42pm PST

Mt. Princeton North Ridge

A rarely visited ridge on Mt. Princeton whose jagged profile and solid ...

Updated: Nov 27, 2010 8:28pm PST

Silverpick Basin

Updated: Nov 26, 2010 9:03pm PST

Wheeler Basin

Updated: Nov 26, 2010 11:13am PST

Hot Springs

Updated: Nov 26, 2010 10:43am PST

Les Calanques

Updated: Nov 26, 2010 10:26am PST

Emma Burr

Updated: Nov 25, 2010 10:29pm PST

Icefields

Updated: Nov 21, 2010 10:49pm PST

U.S. Grant

Updated: Nov 20, 2010 9:21pm PST

eMarkets

Updated: Nov 20, 2010 10:41am PST

Crestones

Updated: Nov 19, 2010 11:16am PST

Willson Peak Northwest Ridge

Updated: Nov 16, 2010 11:06am PST

Boulder and Rollinsville

Updated: Nov 14, 2010 9:35pm PST

San Bernardo

Updated: Nov 10, 2010 5:43pm PST

Swamp Canyon Glades

Updated: Nov 10, 2010 10:14am PST

Trinity Peaks traverse

Updated: Nov 09, 2010 8:58pm PST

Leviathan

Updated: Nov 09, 2010 8:29pm PST

Jagged

Updated: Nov 09, 2010 8:16pm PST

Vestal Peak Wham Ridge

Updated: Nov 09, 2010 7:55pm PST

Animas Forks

Updated: Nov 08, 2010 7:56pm PST

Rabbit Ridge

Updated: Nov 08, 2010 6:28pm PST

Needle Rock

Updated: Nov 07, 2010 10:19pm PST

Crystal Lake

Updated: Nov 05, 2010 1:14pm PST

Wetterhorn to Matterhorn traverse

Updated: Nov 04, 2010 12:29pm PST

Magnolia and Colorado

Updated: Nov 02, 2010 1:31pm PST

Banker and Sidewinder

Updated: Nov 02, 2010 1:23pm PST

Jane's, Centerline and Mustang

Updated: Nov 02, 2010 12:28pm PST

Nevada Gulch

Updated: Nov 02, 2010 10:40am PST

Y Couloir

Updated: Nov 01, 2010 5:24pm PST

Stu's

Updated: Oct 31, 2010 10:40pm PST

Oscar's Pass

Updated: Oct 31, 2010 10:38pm PST

Blackface

Updated: Oct 31, 2010 1:40pm PST

Tijeras Peak and Music Mountain

Updated: Oct 30, 2010 1:02pm PST

Pres de Rocher

Updated: Oct 30, 2010 9:59am PST

El Dorado

Updated: Oct 29, 2010 3:40pm PST

Wasatch Peak

Updated: Oct 27, 2010 11:17am PST

Indian Peaks

These photos were taken mostly in the Indian Peaks in 1977 and 1978.

Updated: Oct 25, 2010 12:58pm PST

Pacific Peak

Updated: Oct 25, 2010 10:35am PST

Mt. Wilson

Updated: Oct 24, 2010 5:26pm PST

Waterfall to Swamp traverse

Updated: Oct 22, 2010 9:59pm PST

Calliope

Calliope was the detector we (Los Alamos and Grenoble) built for exper ...

Updated: Oct 19, 2010 2:59pm PST

SuperCollider

Updated: Oct 19, 2010 10:06am PST

Dallas Peak

Updated: Oct 15, 2010 12:57pm PST

Sneffels

Updated: Oct 15, 2010 12:12pm PST

Monarch Backcountry

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 9:10pm PST

CMH Adamants

Updated: Oct 08, 2010 10:46pm PST

Sunshine West Face

Updated: Sep 29, 2010 9:24pm PST

Sailing in the Mediterranean

Updated: Sep 13, 2010 11:46am PST

Chamonix

Many of these pictures were taken between 1983 and 1986 while Susie an ...

Updated: Sep 11, 2010 4:38pm PST

Mt. Wilson North Face

Updated: Sep 11, 2010 10:45am PST

Gladstone North Ridge

Updated: Sep 11, 2010 9:58am PST

El Diente West Ridge + traverse to Mt. Wilson

Updated: Sep 11, 2010 8:04am PST

Forbidden Peak

Updated: Sep 08, 2010 3:42pm PST

Winds 2003

Updated: Sep 08, 2010 2:59pm PST

Winds 2002

Updated: Sep 04, 2010 8:39pm PST

Bishops Pass

Updated: Sep 04, 2010 11:41am PST

Winter in the Winds 1978

NOLS winter mountaineering trip - 3 weeks based out of snow caves near ...

Updated: Sep 03, 2010 1:25pm PST

The Front Side

Updated: Aug 31, 2010 3:00pm PST

Commodore Gulch

Updated: Aug 23, 2010 2:02pm PST

Winds 1976-1979

Updated: Aug 18, 2010 10:00pm PST

Argentina

Updated: Aug 14, 2010 7:43am PST

Popo and Orizaba

Updated: Aug 10, 2010 1:25pm PST

The Knife - Babcock to Spiller Traverse

Updated: Aug 10, 2010 9:06am PST

Mt. Dade

Updated: Aug 08, 2010 9:31am PST

O Chute

Updated: Aug 02, 2010 10:14pm PST

Assiniboine and Sir Donald 1979

Updated: Jul 26, 2010 7:45pm PST

France

Most of the photos were taken near our first house - a converted mill ...

Updated: Jul 26, 2010 2:44pm PST

Ballard West Chute

Updated: Jul 25, 2010 9:17pm PST

Zoroaster Temple

Updated: Jul 17, 2010 4:39pm PST

East Africa 1986

Updated: Jul 15, 2010 7:10am PST

Brown Mountain

Updated: Jul 13, 2010 9:30am PST

Brazos Cliffs

These photos were taken in the early '80s. The Brazos Cliffs are on p ...

Updated: Jul 11, 2010 12:33pm PST

Grateful Dead in Telluride 1987

Updated: Jul 11, 2010 11:06am PST

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