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OR Show – Summer 2013 Sort-of-Live Casual Perspective Report of the First 1.5 Days

I’ve been in Salt Lake City for less than three days but it feels like a week. My Outdoor Retailer experience started when I arrived at Pineview Reservoir, location of this year’s Open Air Demo on Monday night, the Open Air Demo day had not started yet but I was there because I had won […]

Adventure Photography Gear – Black Rapid RS-Sport R-Strap Review

If you’ve seen me outdoors, you’ve undoubtedly seen me with a camera in hand. Combining outdoor sports with photography is sometimes hard, but always rewarding. One thing that makes it hard is handling and securing photography gear. When I first saw an R strap I was pretty excited, they are made by a company called […]

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 […]

Climber’s Guide to Joshua Tree Camping – Part 2

In Part 1 of my Climber’s Guide to Joshua Tree Camping I shared a map I created, I’ve since updated it with a free wifi access coffee shop,  a convenient gas station and a place to rent camping equipment so be sure to check it out again. Now I’ll get to the Packing Question. What […]

Costa Rica Trip Report

Why would a climbing couple go to Costa Rica you ask? Well even though we are both climbers, one of us (“him” she gestures with a thumb) had scheduled arthroscopic knee surgery a month before the wedding and another (“her” he gestures with his head) wanted to do something a little bit different than their […]

Packing Lists, Contact Lenses & Lasik – Packing Tips from a One Eyed Climber

I went on another one night/one day climbing/shopping trip to the 5.10 Outlet and Joshua Tree National Park last Friday – Saturday. Deciding to go on the trip was last minute.  I had work I wanted to get done so I didn’t truly decide I was going to go with my friend until late Thursday […]