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National Conservation Lands Also Afffected by Government Shutdown – Red Rocks, etc

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area and other areas like it are also affected by the Government shutdown. Facing the threat of a shutdown, the Bureau of Land Management devised a contingency plan that helps to answer some of these questions.  Generally: Visitor centers and recreational facilities are closed (including campgrounds and bathrooms).  All permitted […]

Trip Report – 4th Annual Jtree Tweetup, Joshua Tree National Park

The Fourth Annual Jtree Tweetup, which officially took place from November 9-11, 2012 (though many came early and some stayed later) was a lot of fun as usual. This year it was cold and windy, though thankfully not as windy as the forecasts had originally said it would be (one day had predicted gusts of […]

Yosemite Valley Trip: 7 Days of Awesome – Part II – Bad Luck, Good Luck, and Commitment

Part II – Bad Luck, Good Luck and “Commitment” [See Part 1 here]. Yosemite National Park. Day 2 “I have triple A,” I said. “Do you have your card?” K asked me. “It’s in the car,” I said, “But we don’t need it to call, they can look me up on their computer.” Now we […]

Petzl CORE Review – A Headlamp for All Reasons

“Whoa, that’s bright!” a fellow JTree Tweetup goer said. “And that’s only at 90%!” How many times have you put on your headlamp, switched it to it’s brightest setting and thought to yourself, “It’s not as bright as I remember”? I don’t know about you, but I’ve thought that a lot. It turns out there’s […]

What I Learned From Camping with Toddlers

I went on a camping trip to Green Valley Lake, California last weekend with my sister and her family which includes her husband and her two identical twin girls, who just turned 3. Here are a few things I learned: 1. When you go camping you “co-op-er-ate” 2. You do not get fussy when camping. […]

2nd Annual JTreeTweetup – Dates are Set, Are You?

The consensus has come in, the 2nd Annual JTreeTweetup will be held November 12-14, 2010 (with some participants arriving earlier in the week). If you missed last year’s event here’s the short story: a tweetup is a gathering of folks who use Twitter. The JTreeTweeup is a climbing/camping gathering of climbers who use Twitter and […]

The Clymb: $10 for Signing up! and What is it?

Now through July 18th, your friends get $10 just for signing up The Clymb is building the planet’s most dedicated network of core outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. So tell like-minded friends and family about us. We’ll credit your account $10 when their first order ships. There are two ways to tell people about The Clymb […]

Joshua Tree Weekends

This spring I’ve been heading out to Joshua Tree for more weekend only trips than ever before. So far it’s turned out great and we’ve been able to climb with different groups of friends (and crash their campsites). I’m not caught up in terms of posting pics but here’s a video I made of the […]

Ginger Cracks Video – #RRTweetup Red Rocks, NV 2010

Just a casual video. Bit of the approach, climb & view. Bonus points if you can name the music. Ginger Cracks – Red Rocks Nevada from rockgrrl on Vimeo. [ viagra tablets | cialis next day | microzide 25mg pills $253.00 | propranolol 20mg pills 360 pills $431.00 | ed trial packs cialis 20mg + […]

Red Rocks, Nevada #RRtweetup Climbing Trip April 2010

Sometimes the weather forecast lies. I looked at my calendar and the bright red rectangular banner that said “Red Rocks Tweetup Trip” it had changed a bit, gotten longer, gotten shorter, had names added, removed and added again; but it had been there for a while. I looked at the weather report. Rain it said. […]