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Posts from ‘September, 2009’

Joshua Tree Tweet Up in November

We’re doing it folks! Plans are made, flights are booked. When: November 13 – 15th, 2009. (Though some are coming early) Where: Joshua Tree National Park, California. Hidden Valley Campground is where we’ll be aiming for. Who: Mainly members of the climbing community on Twitter but also some friends and family. Climbers of different interests […]

Guest Post: First Big Wall – The Regular Route on Half Dome’s Northwest Face

Note from Rockgrrl: This post is a guest post by Katie London, an awesome local rockgrrl who I met, along with her partner, Ben while climbing around my hometown. They did a write up of their Half Dome, Regular Route experience as a PDF and I asked if they’d mind sharing. They didn’t mind so […]

Unexpected Trip! Questions for Gore-Tex?

Checking my email yesterday IĀ found an invitation to the Experience More Blogger Summit at Gore headquarters in Maryland. I’ll get a behind the scenes look at Gore (makers of Gore-Tex but also Windstopper and other fabrics), get to see and test new products and have questions answered at a “Myth Busters session” [I’m assuming that […]

Review: Orikaso Bowl and Cup

I’ve been meaning to write a review on the foldable bowl and cup I own for some time now so here it is. The Orikaso Bowl “What is that?” a fellow camper asked me. It’s a question I’ve gotten a lot on various backpacking and camping trips. It comes up because someone sees me using […]

Chicks Rock – Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin Trip Report

I was giggling. So was Tali. We were in a tent at Devil’s Lake State Park, Wisconsin and it was late at night. We both had traveled pretty far that day, she from Colorado and I from California so maybe we were overly tired. Or maybe we were having flashbacks to being in Girl Scouts. […]

Bishop / Mammoth Exploratory Trip Report

“Won’t it be hot?” That was the number one question I got from people when I told them I was going to The Gorge as part of an extended weekend trip in August. The answer is, it was, but not necessarily where we went. Climbing Day 1 The first full day of climbing started early […]