Category Archives: Trad Climbing
This piece originally appeared in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. I paused and pushed my hands into the wet, muddy ground and lifted my head as high as I could. I strained my neck in all directions, looking for a … Continue reading
I’m still a little sore and tired from a great weekend of climbing in the Black Canyon. Rainy weather provided ample excuse for tackling some smaller and easier objectives. The Black can be an intimidating place but incredibly rewarding. It’s … Continue reading
Today is a good friend’s birthday. I love birthdays for the chance they provide to reflect on past times and to look forward to the future. They are a great time to think about what’s important and valuable in life. … Continue reading
Here’s a movie about a climb in Squamish (Canada) that will make your hands sweat. Enjoy
Yosemite Valley is one of my favorite places on Earth so it’s always great to see a nice video about climbing there. The following two videos totally fit the bill as Alex Honnold talks about finishing an old Todd Skinner … Continue reading
Moab is an adventurer’s playground and this fun little movie highlights that. Steph Davis and Mario Richard BASE jump the approach to a hard, obscure route in Moab. Enjoy. Forgotten Lines from 3 Strings on Vimeo.
Here’s a great little video from Metolius showing how a cam is made, from idea to plugging into a crack for protection.
Check out my recent Tech Tip on rappelling with a GriGri, Cinch or what have you at Splitter Choss.
A text message flashed across my screen, “Will you climb the Scenic Cruise with me this year?” “Of course,” I replied, “that climb rules. I would do it any day of the week. Actually every day of the week if … Continue reading