Two Park Rangers complete one more journey celebrating their lengthy careers with the National Park Service
In July 2005, 24-year old Andrew Skurka became the first person to walk the entire 7,778-mile transcontinental Sea-to-Sea Route. Taking just over 11 months, Skurka’s trek took him from Cape Gaspé on the Atlantic Ocean to Cape Alava on the Pacific, passing through some of North America’s most rugged and scenic backcountry and through communities large and small.
The basic ice climbing gear and ice climbing equipment consists of Ice Climbing Axes, Crampons, Climbing Harness, Ropes, Ice Climbing Gloves, Helmets, Ice Screws and other protection, and specialized apparel like Belay Jackets and Belay Pants. This apparel and equipment is often associated with mountain climbing gear.