Monthly Archive: October, 2015

The Moment of Regret

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ― Henry David Thoreau I thought I was so cool, a regular Jimmy Chin, as I climbed up the second pitch of Lady… Continue reading

Take it to the Limit

One of the great things about outdoor sports is the opportunity they present for getting out of your comfort zone. Whether racking up a for a difficult climb, stepping into your skis at the… Continue reading

The Proposal

“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me” – Winston Churchill Driving through Lassen Volcanic National Park, I knew it was now or never.… Continue reading

Clip a Dee Doo Dah

Over the years, I have climbed the route Clip a Dee Doo Dah at Rumney more times than I can even remember. I have witnessed the route completed in numerous styles, such as barefoot… Continue reading

Confounded in California

Off route and having already expended a fair amount of energy we entertained three options.

Summer Is My Least Favorite Season

I’ve traditionally maintained that summer is my least favorite season. To me, summer is too hot, too busy, and too over-hyped by the school-attending public. I’m sure that teachers and students alike enjoy their… Continue reading

Sometimes Getting There Is The Adventure

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” — Yogi Berra We were lost. Despite having three people using three separate phones with three different mapping apps, we had no idea… Continue reading

The End Is Near

As much as I love the fall, it’s always sad to see summers’ long days depart. I snapped this picture last week when I met Ashley for a post-work hike up Pack Monadnock. We… Continue reading