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Bonzo Block

A Legendary Treasure Hunt in the Great Land. Can You find the Bonzo Block? (updated on 8/11/2011) Once upon a rainy day, I went out with friends to play Through many a sweet and catchy song. While we laughed lightly hearted, the party was only getting started As all around the critters darted, darted all […]

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Backcountry Skiing in Haines, Alaska; Mt Emmerich (‘The Cathedrals’)

On Friday, March 26 most of the household packed our bags and headed to the airport. Sometimes it’s nice to escape the big city life of Haines. Hindy, Eric, Kev & Jess- 3 days in the Cathedral cirque.

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FA; Morning Muscles WI4+ 5.7 120m

Another Haines classic, highly worthy of repeat! This flow is located across the Chilkat River/Mclellan Flats above Pyramid Harbor, on the obvious ice encrusted bluff. Boat access is the easiest. Expect a long day. MOrning Musles is the direct line on the right that ends in rock about 20m below the rim. ‘The Generation Gap’ […]

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Operation Ham-slam

2 Alaskan yokels (Kevin Forster & John Binger) repeatedly chuck a large wooden pig off of frozen waterfalls- all in the name of SCIENCE! Ice climbing equipment tested; screws & 9mm dynamic rope.

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FA; The Kushtaka Sobriety Test, WI 4+ 210m

The lack of snow in Haines has been tough on the ski industry, arguably it has been worse for the psychies of many locals and ski-bums who travel from all over the world to explore some of the best ski mountaineering terrain on the planet. With no snow, there are still options; be pissed at […]

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Open for the Season!

That’s right, the World-Famous Shtümpa Printshop is open for the season! We’ve moved (still in Dalton City)! Just across from the Haines Brewing Company. All returning customers get 20% off of printing price for all orders placed before April 15th. Get Started; Custom screen printing

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Ice Climbing in Haines, Alaska (part I)

The ice climbing in Haines takes a bit more. More calories, more patience and more luck. The weather is manic; with stretches of 40 degree rain interspersed with negative temps and hurricane force winds. The approaches (barring 1 or 2 roadside attractions) are long and usually involve either ski tours, snow machines or large open […]

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shtümpa printshop closing for the season

Summer is wrapping up, it’s that nostalgic time of year- when all of your pals start leaving town to embark on all manner of reckless travels and tom-foolery. Well we’re hopping on the band-wagon; heading for 2 months of rock climbing and motorcycling in the desert southwest. Sooo-eee! That being said- we will be closing […]

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Battle-Royale!

Let us be very clear- we have never been, and will never be as cool as Nanda. Thanks to them for bringing a wave of endearing violence to this small dream-town of the North. ***shtümpa does not condone beating on children. Got an idea for shtümpa-vision’s next video? Contact us

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THE Haines Outdoor Map

This is a work in progress; an effort to make the spoils of this Great Land more accessable for all! If you have valuable input please

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