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Last week, Thursday- Monday, I went to Hueco Tanks, Texas.  I just heard about it this past November while at a rock climbing competition.  I was apprehensive about going.   986 more words


Fatality at Owens River Gorge

There was a climbing fatality at Owens River Gorge earlier this month. For obvious reasons (or maybe not so obvious for those who do not know me – my accident in 2010 was at Owens River Gorge), I read about this with some interest, and sadness, of course. 49 more words


Norzagaray's Lioness Back - Travel Guide

How to Get There 

1. By Private Transport: Upon reaching Bigte, Norzagaray, take the road heading to the Ipo Dam. Jumpoff point is near the Pinagrealan Cave. 438 more words


I think it went well

So I’ve been pretty quiet on my blog for the last few weeks. I’ve got a great excuse, though. I met someone. He came in my life and BAM my schedule is all screwed up. 587 more words

Trajectory vs. local minima

My last post started off somewhat upbeat and optimistic. As I neared the end of it, it became considerably less so. I know I have a tendency to let local minima influence my mood. 214 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

Climbing - Lessons learned

I have been climbing for a little over two years and with every day out comes a lesson learned. Whether about communication, social skills, safety, logistics, speed, warm-up, things to do or not to do, there is always room for improvement. 130 more words

Rock Climbing


When I was a kid, I remeber going to second hand hockey shops every fall to get a new-to-me pair of skates. I remember feeling a sense of guilt that skates aren’t cheap, but every year my feet were a different size, and every year my parents did their best to get a decent set of equipment together for my season. 863 more words