Summiting the spire

Summiting the spire

Some say it's food that unites people, but in our case, it was the mountains.

On a recent Saturday morning, three of us — a traveling nurse and two foresters — decided to tackle an ascent of Mount Thielsen.

None of us knew each other well before that day. I'm a traveling nurse from Pennsylvania who currently resides in Central Point until December. James and I met a few days earlier, and somehow the subject of climbing came up, and the topic of Mount Thielsen, how...

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