Southern California Rock Climbing is volume 2 of the California Road Trip, put together by Tom Slater finally arrived on my doorstep. As someone new to the area, it’s nice to have a general guidebook that cover 60+ climbing areas. The book is divided in seven sections: Central Coast (Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo […]
Well, I have to admit, I always wait till the last minute, but it’s officially time to buy a new climbing rope. My wife has complained about the rope not feeding through the belay device smoothly enough for the last two months. It’s been a good rope, but it’s time for sure. (I always have […]
The best Father’s Day rock climbing gifts for dads who love to climb, at under $20.
Rock climbing in the summer months offers some unique challenges, especially when cragging with kids. Hot well we tolerate heat plays a directly role in the fun factor at the crag. Of course, how comfortable our children are has direct impact on how much we can actually enjoy climbing.
For over 25 years, the Five Ten Maccasym have stood the test of time. These shoes offer solid performance over a wide range of terrain like cracks, slabs and thin face climbing.
Raising our daughter outdoors with a growth mindset. “Growth Mindset” – helps children become better learners, become more persistent, and more intelligent and resilient overall!
From handhelds to hand holds, from being dangerously exposed to overexposure, good climbing photography sometimes means letting it all hang out. But there are a few pointers that can help you reach that top shot.
When it comes to rock climbing, I am a product of the 80’s. It was a good era with lots happening in the sport and I was young and influential. For better or worse, I remember florescent tights. I remember when Jason Campbell, a top climber from that era, introduced me to my first sport route on Donner Summit in Lake Tahoe California.
I’ve always enjoyed photography and as a climber, I’ve especially loved climbing photography. While looking through some photos, I stumbled across the image to the left and it reminded me of the Dean Fedelman “Stone Nudes, Art in Motion book that was published in 2010. Honestly, I know the image doesn’t compare to the spectacular photos […]