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 [...]
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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 just needed a [...]
“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 a reason [...]
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.
3. If you are [...]
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 is [...]
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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 weekend [...]
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.
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. Rain in [...]
Now that the JTreeTweetup is just around the corner I’ve been getting a few questions about Joshua Tree and what camping there will be like.
I thought I’d do a series of posts on this.
While you can find a lot of information online about Joshua Tree National Park, my posts will highlight a few key things [...]