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Garden of the Gods

Anyone visiting Colorado should definitely make their way to Colorado Springs to visit the Garden of the Gods.  The rock formations, with their vibrant reddish-orange color, are visually stunning against the back drop of Pikes Peak and the surrounding foothills.  555 more words


Why we don’t know what we don’t know

“As I was telling Mrs. Kirkistan…”

Our unguarded responses in conversation often point a way forward. It’s just that we don’t realize it until we’ve said it. 295 more words


LittleHammer and stuck cams

Had a great suggestion about using the reverse impact of LittleHammer to remove a stuck cam: it came from Dave over at http://flophouseresoles.com via Instagram: he saw the video of removing a tomahawk with LittleHammer we’d posted there (video at the end of this post). 250 more words

Rock Climbing

Tilberthwaite, Cumbria, UK; August 2015



I am impressed – seriously! This city is awesome! I’ve just been treated to the Galeri Kuala Lumpur and have left with exactly the feeling they want me to have upon leaving. 511 more words

When Life Gives You Lemons......

Anyone who breathes knows that life is full of twists and turns and big obstacles.  Many rewarding paths require hard work, challenge, and heaps of frustration. 201 more words

Rock In Any Form

Craggy Island Guildford - Beginners Course Experience

Simon booked us onto a four hour beginners course at our local climbing centre Craggy Island – Guildford.

I have tried bouldering before and found it very difficult as I have no upper body strength. 815 more words