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Bozeman Ice Festival 2012

December 5-10, 2012 It’s warmer at 26,000 ft in Pakistan. -Kyle Dempster commenting on the weather at the parking lot in Hyalite Sunday afternoon. The first week of December I had the great fortune to get a paid trip up to Bozeman, MT and the ice climbing festival in Hyalite Canyon.  Never having been to […]

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Indian Creek with Paul and Lauren

December 1-2, 2012 I had the great fortune to get a call from Paul Brenner–West Virginian, goat herder, chicken raiser, and climbing hardman–to say that he and Lauren would be travelling to the Southwest rather than Mexico for their annual month-long break from farming.  One of their first stops on their trip would be Indian […]

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Red Rocks Thanksgiving 2012

November 22-25, 2012 Since I just moved to Utah and I don’t have many vacation days at work, I didn’t go back to New England for Thanksgiving, a first for me.  Instead I spent the long weekend in Red Rocks  Canyon just outside Las Vegas.  Climbing there in the past has been fun and it […]

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Climbing Nature & Hiking Photography

2012-10-27 thru 28 Indian Creek

View from the Optimator Wall Last weekend I had the good fortune to take a little climbing trip to the crack capital of the world, Indian Creek.  The Creek is characterized by laser cut cracks in red sandstone.  The routes start here around 5.10 and there isn’t much opportunity for face climbing.  The long (+100 […]