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Posts from ‘August, 2010’

Alpine Climbing – Tuolumne Trip 2010 Part 1

Day 1 – Hobbit Book “We’re at about 3,093 meters,” Jeremy said. The numbers didn’t really register, we were on top of Mariuolumne Dome having just finished the multipitch climb, Hobbit Book (5.7R). Jeremy added, “that’s over 10,000 feet, the highest I’ve ever done actual rockclimbing”. This was coming from a guy who was not […]

A Girl’s Gotta Pee – FUDs Review – Freshette and GoGirl

FUD. Feminine Urinary Director. Lovely sounding isn’t it? Squeamish guys and any male relative of mine, you can stop reading now. So what does it do? Well it’s a way girls can stand up to pee. Writing your name in snow? Inconclusive. Before my Indian Creek / Desert Climbing Road trip I decided to try […]

Summiting Friends – Quick Post

Just a quick post to give a shout out to some friends of mine who summited or are very close to summiting a mountain peak. First off Jeremy, who I’ve known because of Twitter and because of two Climbing Tweetups (JTreeTweetup and Red Rocks Tweetup), he just summited Mt. Kilimanjaro and is now preparing for […]

Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Filter Pump Review – Oldie But Goodie

I think reviews don’t always have to be for the latest gear so here’s one on a product that’s been around awhile, it’s my tried and true water filter, the Katadyn Hiker Pro. I first encountered this wonder when my then boyfriend (now husband) brought it backpacking on a trip we were taking in Yosemite. […]