Doug in the Alcove My friend Doug and I have developed a Thanksgiving tradition over the past few years.  Every Thanksgiving morning, as a large portion of the population is beginning Thanksgiving dinner preparations, watching the… Continue reading

The Bounceback

The Yosemite Boulder Despite my vow on Friday that I was done with climbing and would begin pursuing other, less frustrating sports (croquet and checkers come to mind) I found myself meeting friends to boulder at… Continue reading

The Anti Send

View through the boulders at Upper Round Pond Bouldering is a strange sport because it is filled with a great deal more failure than success.  Because bouldering is distilling climbs down to their single hardest section… Continue reading

Relationships Are All About Compromise

Ashley at Jimmy Cliffs Left End People often think that having a girlfriend that loves climbing as much as I do would be amazing and most of the time it is.  What most… Continue reading

The Doubleheader

I was sitting at home last night when my phone beeped, indicating a new message.  The message was an invitation to join some friends bouldering at Lincoln Woods the following day.  Having just… Continue reading

Pond Cave November 2010

Looking out from the Pond Cave Late fall is all about capitalizing on good weather.  As fall begins to feel like winter the window to finish our climbing projects gets shorter by the… Continue reading

Tecumseh Rumney Combo November 2010

View from Mount Tecumseh’s summit. One of my favorite trips is something I call the combination day.  The combination day turns two activities which may not fill the entire day into one excellent… Continue reading

Mount Tecumseh November 2010 (Kit)

The kit for a shoulder season hike of New Hampshire’s Mount Tecumseh: Layers (what I wore) -Marmot Scree Softshell Pants. -Lightweight Longsleeve Mountain Hardwear Long Underwear.-Lightweight Shortsleeve Mountain Hardwear Tee Shirt.-RAB Generator Alpine… Continue reading

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