The Urban Climber

Nothing says urban climbing more than spray paint I have a certain affinity for urban climbing as my first true experience climbing came at the Quincy Quarries located just south of Boston.  In… Continue reading

Book Report: Fall of the Phantom Lord

On a recent trip to Lake Placid, my girlfriend and I stopped by The Mountaineer in Keene, NY.  It was a very cool shop that carried a great variety of outdoor product.  They… Continue reading

The Tribe

Luke playing with his new DELORME GPS with Spot The one thing that I truly love about all of the sports in which I participate is the sense of community.  Whether discussing beta… Continue reading

Getting in the Groove

A view from the top I found myself scrambling Tuesday night for someone to go north with.  I had heard reports of recent snow on both Waterville and Cannon, and was anxious to earn some turns on either… Continue reading

Tecumseh Snowboard Kit

The kit for a winter hike and snowboard descent of Mount Tecumseh Layers (what I wore) -Mammut Scree Pant -Eastern Mountain Sports T1 Pants -Mountain Hardwear Lightweight Long Sleeve Shirt -EMS Techwick Tank… Continue reading

Welcome to the Show

Sign at the summit of Mount Tecumseh I was speaking with friends on Saturday night and they were trying to convince me to hike New Hampshire’s Mount Tecumseh and ski down it the… Continue reading

Humble Pie

Who would think this little strap could cause such big trouble? I was psyched on Friday to wake up and see that Mount Wachusett was open for business.  I was not optimistic that the… Continue reading

‘Tis the Season

It’s hard to believe I am excited about skiing this ‘Tis the ski season, it is starting to feel like it has finally arrived.  Yesterday’s snowboarding session did little to scratch the snow… Continue reading

The Season

Getting ready for the first run of the season (I fell a mere fifteen feet into it) Over the last few weeks (maybe months) I have been highly anticipating the beginning of ski season.  It… Continue reading

The New Guy

Matt and Doug at the Dam (Matt has no idea what he is in for) My friend Matt has shown interest in climbing for the last few months.  Every few weeks he emails… Continue reading