It’s been two months since I last blogged but it’s not because I haven’t been busy. Between a hectic workweek in the Bay Area and weekends filled driving to and adventuring in the Sierra I haven’t had a chance to blog. 1,164 more words
No, I’m not sponsored by Columbia Sportswear, nor do I receive discounts, but I happen to have a lot of their gear. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Columbia Sportswear is a long-time favorite orginating in the State of Oregon. 315 more words
Your weekly list of things I found interesting. Enjoy.
First, I found this article really interesting on the change in climbing culture. It’s interesting to be someone who joined climbing in this new wave of climbing, but didn’t necessarily learn to climb through a gym. 97 more words
Some mountains manage to cast a mental shadow that dwarfs their physical bulk. Maybe they tap into some strange, specific foreboding that we harbor. Perhaps they tie into a wild story we heard told by someone we respect. 1,695 more words
There’s no doubt that climbing Mount Everest is a difficult task. You have to have the strength, the money, the help and the supplies. Many of the climbers were so sure that Rob Hall would be able to get them to the top in… 482 more words
Has vivido muchos cambios en el mundo, la gente opina sobre lo que se debería o no hacer, sobre lo que los otros deberían o no hacer, cambiamos la naturaleza por un escritorio, por la televisión, por la computadora. 632 more words
Broification: a trend in outdoor adventure sports/activities, which results in an increase in the perceived average level of mastery within a given pursuit, thus dissuading novices from pursuing any nascent interest. 725 more words