I have a 2 year old nephew (his birthday was a few days ago) who loves to climb on things. He scared my brother and my sister-in-law by climbing to the 2nd floor on the outside of the stair railing. While this is a rather admirable feat for a then less than 2 year old, [...]
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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 Black [...]
My mind has been in the visual space lately, how could it not be, five days spent in breathtaking Yosemite will do that to you.
Suffice it to say that I had a great time at the YosTweetup, Luke and Lizzy were fantastic organizers, even in the face of unusual weather (it rained every day even [...]
Joshua Tree Fall season has started off with a bang for me. I went out this past weekend, Thursday night through Sunday and had a blast. Why do you say? Was it because I did my hardest red point ever? Was it because I crushed it non stop 3 days in a row? Nope, it [...]
Moab, Utah - Day 5 of our Desert Climbing Road Trip
We had been given a detailed Google Map showing a scenic route from Zion to Indian Creek but decided to take the more direct route of using the 70 most of the way to Moab. It turns out this way was more scenic than we [...]
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
“It’s snowing,” a woman to my right called out. I smiled, thinking, “Aha! There’s another climber who showers folks with a light dusting of chalk!”
Then I saw the white flakes floating from the sky. They melted a moment later on my face and hands. What!?! We were in the Nevada [...]
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.
Weather forecasts were not our friends as we tried to plan for the Red Rocks Tweetup. With my friend Katie coming from Central California and with us still having about a five and a half hour drive to Red Rocks, we really didn’t want the sandstone rocks there to be too wet to climb on.