Some multi-pitch climbing to get ready for some overnight alpine climbs this summer.
A rare day of climbing for me. But anytime in the outdoors, and using unfamiliar skills, only enhances the overall skill set.
An explanation of the different classes of the Yosemite Decimal System (YDS) esp as it applies to hiking.
A climb on Boulder’s classic Third Flatiron.
Misc hikes, rambles and other outings in the last part of Autumn.
A quick overnight (attempted) alpine climb to Notch Top. We were going to do the Spiral Route, but the 60+ MPH gusts on Sunday morning made us bag the trip.
Over the past two seasons, I've dabbled in climbing. Started off with sport climbing and progressed to what is known as alpine climbing. Combining the endurance and long days of
Well, August was not quite my month for outdoor fun…. In the first weeks of summer, I think I did 4 backpacking trips, 2 multi-day camping trips, misc alpine climbs
A few trips in the past month. Trail work. A wedding weekend (not mine!) stroll. A quick backpack where I did not bring any camera memory (doh!), and a day
The first part of Spring 2010 was learning the rudiments of climbing under the tutelage of my friends Mark and Kevin…. Some highlights are below. Here is the link to