Monthly Archive: February, 2011

Southern Bouldering Tour

Entrance to Horse Pens 40 in Alabama Tim on Dope, HP40 Ashley making a long reach for a “good” sloper on Horsepower, HP40 Tim starting up Eight Ball, HP40 Tim on a prow… Continue reading

Un Epic

Luke and Kevin gearing up The unspoken rule of the outdoor world is that if you log enough days outside, eventually something bad is going to happen to either you or someone in your… Continue reading

TFMS: Texts From Mickey Spades

I would like to apologize if some find the blog getting a little Mickey Spades heavy, but I find him wildly entertaining.  It is my goal to distill all of my Mickey Spades… Continue reading

The Yellow Trail

Balance Rock This past Friday Luke, Mitch, and myself headed to Mount Wachusett to skin up the road on the mountain’s backside and ski down the trails on the resort side of the… Continue reading

Ninja Star: Black Diamond 01 Telemark Binding

Over the past few seasons I have been able to log tons of ski time.  While I do split my time between my telemark skis and my snowboard, I regularly manage about eighty… Continue reading

Breaking Bromance

Katrina breaking up the bromance A co-worker recently pointed out a trend of my recent skiing excursions that I had failed to notice: that they are short on female companions.  The same co-worker also… Continue reading

The Forgotten

A wintry scene on Wachusett’s backside This has been a truly epic winter.  As I scroll through Facebook on a daily basis, I am bombarded by people who were begging for snow in… Continue reading

Ninja Star: The North Face Zephyrus

Being in outdoor retail allows me to purchase far more items than I will actually ever use.  The manufacturers of these products offer incredible discounts in order to get their product into the hands – and on the bodies – of… Continue reading


Luke was a little too excited to get in the trees Over the past few days out we have been seeking out a definition as to what we are pursuing in outdoor adventure.  We are… Continue reading