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Lake Tahoe

We had a chance to try kayaking on Lake Tahoe. We didn’t get too far before the wind that was forecasted came up. Boy, the waves were pretty big, at least from the perspective of a kayak, but our guide told us how to deal with them, and I had a lot of fun paddling into them. 136 more words


Hell or High Water

What do you get when you combine No Country for Old Men, the newer True Grit, The Last Picture Show, Bonnie and Clyde… 579 more words

Film Reviews

Lenticular Gyrations: A First Ascent on The Incredible Hulk

The Honeymoon Phase

There were visions of onsighting pitches ground-up and staying well within our climbing abilities. We would add a high quality route to the Incredible Hulk at a reasonable grade. 1,547 more words

Rock Climbing

Film Noir Friday: High Sierra (1941)

Raoul Walsh directs High Sierra, a 1941 film noir with a screenplay by John Huston and W.R. Burnett. The picture is based on the novel of the same name by Burnett and is often considered as the bridge between Warner Bros. 589 more words


Thunder Mountain

I seem to be drawn back to Lake Reflection every year, one of my favorite lakes in the High Sierra. The lake sits in a bowl underneath the high peaks of the Kings-Kern Divide and the Great Western Divide. 912 more words

Adventure Running

Exclusive Reservations at the High Sierra's Hidden Honeymoon Suite

So…  I’ve been married 8 times.  You’re thinking that I must be crazy, right?  Probably.

Don’t worry, though.  All of them were to the same chick :). 

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