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A Few Summer Favorites: 2014

  1. Evening Runs : Let’s be honest, it’s too fucking hot to run during the day. And if any of you have had a chance to spend a Summer evening outside lately, you will surely have noticed the incredible sunsets we’ve been having.
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Quick Thoughts

New Bolt in Belay of Solstice and Equinox

Last night I attended a Bolting Workshop at Bus Stop Quarry, delivered by Chris Parkin.  As part of remaining current and striving to improve our knowledge technically and professionally, us members of the… 480 more words

Rock Climbing

Getting in Shape for the Climb

I’ve heard over and over from friends, “I want to climb Rainier with you this summer.” But the first thing that goes through my mind is, no way am I taking you up with me in your current condition. 837 more words


Man vs. Machine

I’ll admit it: I’m a luddite. This may seem a little hypocritical seeing as I have a blog and upload most of the pictures on it through my iPhone. 814 more words

Gym Bag.

Pre-Comp Warm-Up

Round 2 of this year’s Summer Sweat Fest is tonight, so I made an effort to put in a little prep work on Tuesday.  I’ve actually been taking an extended break from climbing after sustaining a couple of finger strains a while back, so Tuesday’s plan was to test the waters and see what I could still do comfortably.   610 more words


First Route after the Blue Paint Disappeared

Nice Route at the 2nd cave. Still the best location to avoid the sun and the best steep roof section of the entire wall.


On Doing Scary Things

I enjoy a very happy and comfortable life.  I’ve worked hard for it and never take it for granted, but I’m still a big believer in doing scary things every once in a while.  681 more words