About Josh Lewy

Josh Lewy is an alpine adventure enthusiast who lives in the Pacific Northwest. He’s passionate about the outdoors, mountain climbing, photography, posting stories, and web design.

Alpine Accomplishments

  • 200+ Peaks including:
  • Alpamayo (19,512 ft, WI3, 8 Pitches)
  • Pioneering Sky Rocket Couloir, Glacier Peak Mega Circuit & Running Bear Ridge
  • Johannesburg & Burgundy Spire

Mountaineering Goals

  • Waddington
  • Mount Hunter West Ridge
  • Denali


  • Glacier and Steep Snow Climbing
  • Lead up to YDS 5.7
  • Ice Climbing WI4
  • Navigating Whiteouts and super choss

Taking the Dog Route on K9

Fresh snow and ice covered the Puget Sound making traveling a bit precarious. With a blue bird day, snow plowed…

The Buck Stops Here: Finishing the Washington 100 Highest

Buck Mountain continuously kept getting canceled due to raging fires smoldering through the Glacier Peak Wilderness. With each year a…

New Stuff

So far it's going at a decent speed when using a slower OS to load this data. Sweet it's really…

I Have Fallen: A Near Death Climbing Accident in the Canadian Rockies

“If you ride like lightning, you’re gonna crash like thunder” - The Place Beyond the Pines After waking up from…

Winter Ambition: Whitehorse in a Day

After my Burgundy Spire Accident I had to give up mountaineering for a while. When I finally recovered enough to…

Fragile on the Edge: Climbing Burgundy Spire on Friday the 13th

An exceptional climb up one of Washington Pass’s Premiere Peaks

South Face of Little Annapurna: An Unexpected Climb

A decent quality route up one of the Stuart Range’s 8000 foot peaks

Going for the Gusto: A Two Day Climb on the Torment Forbidden Traverse

Boston Basin Trailhead View "I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors…

Booyah! Having a Ball on the Ptarmigan Traverse

"You can take the man out of the woods, but you can't take the woods out of the man" -Gary…

Something Wet comes this Way

When it rains, it pours! This is by far the wettest trip I've ever had in my mountaineering experience. Although…