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3 months already, sun is back in the valley

It’s really great to be climbing again. It felt like forever during the week long while the weather was bad. What doesn’t feel like forever is the duration of our trip so far. 987 more words

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Long Dong/Ho Mei Helpful Tips

I am hoping that some of the information in this blog will be helpful to you if you are visiting Longdong and are planning to stay in Ho Mei. 1,628 more words



As the outdoor climbing season begins to show signs of winding down in Alberta, I’ve found myself looking back at this past season and I’m a bit baffled with what I’m looking at. 393 more words


Hatcher Pass Bouldering - Alaska

While on a trip to Alaska this summer my girlfriend and I had the chance to put in a day of bouldering in the amazing Hatcher Pass – Only about an hour and 20 minutes north of Anchorage. 241 more words


Camp Cheddar

Towards the end of July, Davinia and I spent three weeks living in the Somerset region of Southwest England, where we got to meet the local flavor, explore some old cathedrals and pubs, and, most importantly, climb and run around Cheddar Gorge. 292 more words


Book Review: Starlight and Storm

Gaston R├ębuffat is one of my climbing heroes. I admire him for his list of ascents (including great north faces of the Alps), his style, his approach to the art of the climb, and his life in general. 411 more words


Rock Climbing: Crack vs. Slab

Saying crack climbing is similar to slabby face climbing, would be on par with saying apples taste just like kiwis. They don’t. Have you ever had a kiwi? 187 more words