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October 24, 2011 / / Climbs

It was on Scott’s list.  It was his goal but I didn’t really mind doing it either.  Standing at the base looking up at the…

October 15, 2011 / / Livin the dream

“What’s your gut say?”  Patrick asks me as we stand on the west edge of the Upper Fremont Glacier; dark clouds billow over Fremont and…

September 24, 2011 / / Livin the dream
September 4, 2011 / / The Inner Workings

I don’t claim to know what it is all about.  I want to figure it out, but by no means do I have all the…

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…