Let’s talk about ice climbing. I moved to Durango, Colorado where the dirtbags transition from granite to sandstone to ice. I always considered ice climbing to be too dangerous. Plus, I am a snowboarder. This year has been dry, bone dry… Grassy and rocky kind of dry. The ice on the other hand is just… Continue reading Ice Climbing, You Have to Try It
Three Crafty Last Minute Climber Gifts
From Spikey Yuccas to wild foxes, the Southwest is home. With warm summery days in the middle winter, any hopes of swishing through new snow have dissipated. While, the Indian summer still continues to be open season, its nice to venture close to home. The boulders in Sailing Hawks offer pumpy starts that make your… Continue reading Stomping Grounds
Sick and tired, but I made it out a bit this weekend. What I will tell you is that I am hungry for snow and the backcountry. Here is what I managed to do sick and miserable: Today, we hiked to the Junction Trail. It is in town. It takes roughly twenty minutes to walk… Continue reading Sick. Tired. San Juan Mountains Style.
Today, I had the opportunity to listen to Luke Mehall. I had an awfully long day today. Truthfully be told, I panicked a lot. I went to the book talk, alone. I sat there amongst a crowd of people I have never met. Luke Mehall read poems from his most recent book, and it was quite inspiring. … Continue reading Desert Lovers