Hiking Rock Climbing

BEAT THE HEAT- Climbing safe with kids during the summer months.

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.

Photography Rock Climbing

Rocks Around the World, Great Climbing Photography

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.

Photography Rock Climbing

Stone Nudes Art In Motion Hardcover – 2010 by Dean Fidelman

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 […]

Rock Climbing

Jim “The Bird” Bridwell 1944-2018

“The legendary Yosemite climber Jim “The Bird” Bridwell died in Palm Springs, California, today. He will be remembered for his contributions to not only Valley climbing—some 100 first-ascent free climbs plus A5 big wall routes on Half Dome and El Capitan—but also cutting-edge alpine routes from Alaska to Patagonia. He is survived by his wife, […]