trad climbing

The Waterfall

I hereby award The Waterfall with the coveted "Best Single Pitch Trad Climbing Award" of 2016. The columnar basalt requires not just that you be an excellent crack climber, or that

The South Sixshooter

One morning in Indian Creek, over at that fine, fine camp site they call Hamburger Rock, eight climbers sat around a morning fire. The fire was warming the air and the desert sun

Desert Stone

Long Canyon's Maverick Buttress I had some things to attend to before I disappeared into the internet free lands of the Creek, but luckily Brittani and Thomas were around to keep

Red Rocks

Winter kept moving south, Wyoming to Colorado []. I got out of Boulder just in time. Of course I didn't take a picture with my cellphone while

The Inbetweens

In-between longer trips, I'm still getting out with friends most days for a climb or three. Vedauwoo Spectreman On the last Sunday in October, I got to belay Ken, inspired by