Stories tagged: Jess Roskelley
Thu., May 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Climbing duo completes five-day first ascent of Mount Huntington’s south ridge
Jess Roskelley describes a recent five-day first ascent of a gnarly south ridge route to the summit of Alaska’s Mount Huntington as a race for his life. “It’s the commitment …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Reader Photo: Deep freeze
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015
Jess and Allison Roskelley take their grandpas’ fishing gear on honeymoon
OUTLAST – The late Fenton Roskelley, Spokane newspaper outdoors writer for 45 years, would be floating higher than a freshly treated dry fly to learn that his rods, reels and …
Sun., May 10, 2015
Jess Roskelley, Annapurna climbers apply skills to Nepal disaster relief
A lofty goal to climb the world’s 10th-tallest peak has transcended to an even higher calling for Spokane mountaineer Jess Roskelley and his expedition since disaster struck Nepal last month. …
Mon., April 27, 2015, 8:30 a.m.
Two Spokane adventurers reported safe in Nepal
Two well-known Spokane adventurers in Nepal have reported they are unharmed and doing OK as earthquakes continue to rumble and cause widespread havoc and death in the Himalayan country.
Sun., April 5, 2015, 7:49 a.m.
Out & About: Annapurna a reality for Jess Roskelley
OUTCLIMB – Jess Roskelley of Spokane departed for Nepal this week with climbing partner Benjamin Erdmann and a film crew to attempt an ascent of the world’s 10th-highest peak. Roskelley, …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Roskelley learns to zero in on slim window for climb
Ten years ago, a 20-year-old Jess Roskelley had all sorts of modern technology at his fingertips when he seized a moment of fame as the youngest American to climb Mount …
Sun., June 8, 2003
Peak of desire
Only as an afterthought did John and Jess Roskelley talk about the corpses in their route through the Death Zone of Mount Everest. On May 30, their first morning back …
Wed., May 21, 2003
Roskelleys reach top of Everest
Standing on top of the world’s tallest mountain early today, 20-year-old Jess Roskelley became the youngest American to make it to the summit of Mount Everest.