2016 was an interesting year. I started freelancing, took some trips to British Columbia, Alaska, Zion, the Wind River Range, and many others. I think I got some good photos from those trips and more importantly great experiences with friends. I’ve compiled some of my favorites below as well as my #2016bestnine on Instagram. ” […]
Climbers and non-climbers alike recognize that Yosemite Valley is rock climbing’s mecca. This has recently been underscored by the media coverage (Nat Geo & 60 Minutes) of Alex Honnold and his amazing free solo ascents of El Capitan and Half Dome. It was further emphasized by his and Hans Florin’s record-breaking speed ascent (a mind […]
You know you’re staying in a classy place when there’s toilet paper in the vending machine.
Today after work me the QA engineer I’m working with on my first projects at BD and a few other BD people did the West Slabs (5.4) on Mt. Olympus. Again I was sucking wind and at the back of the pack on the uphill. I was really pushing to keep up too. Hopefully this […]
An impromptu gChat message from Alex around 4:30 this afternoon had me in the car and headed up Little Cottonwood Canyon. He suggested the South Face of Mt. Superior. Since the route is only 5.2 and only in a few spots, we’d be going light and fast, no gear save but a headlamp and light […]