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August 30, 2011 / / Livin the dream
August 17, 2011 / / Livin the dream

Students always ask me for my favorite type of climbing. These days that is a tricky question.  Years ago the answer would have been snow…

August 4, 2011 / / Livin the dream
July 17, 2011 / / Desert Notes

Twenty eight hours and ten minutes.   Damn that little red notebook that innocently and quietly recorded my dreams and goals, even then it continued to…

July 12, 2011 / / Desert Notes

This is a rough draft of a chapter from the forthcoming guidebook that is to be published by Fixed Pin Publishing. Eph Hanks Tower Eph…

July 6, 2011 / / Alpine Notes
May 23, 2011 / / Livin the dream
May 8, 2011 / / Gear
May 4, 2011 / / Desert Notes

I wake up. Sometimes it is in the back of my truck, sometimes in a tent. It is usually in a sleeping bag. I usually…

March 22, 2011 / / Climbing

My 33rd birthday came and went without much fanfare.  I climbed a bunch of fun face routes up on the Zappa Wall in Cochise Stronghold. …

February 28, 2011 / / Uncategorized

I own an iPod, but I rarely use it.  I can drive 15 hours without the radio in my truck being on.  I don’t need…

February 8, 2011 / / Family

“Yeah, my parents still live in NH, err, I mean my mother still lives in NH” I often find myself saying when someone asks if…

January 25, 2011 / / Livin the dream

In the mornings, Tim, myself, perhaps Julia, or Brian, or anyone else who was there would sit around and be creative.  Sometimes that would take…

January 17, 2011 / / Uncategorized
January 13, 2011 / / Desert Notes

This is an excerpt from my book The Art of Spoon Making So why the heck would any one want to carve a spoon?  That…