Category: Climbing

  • Granola is great, but this is Serious Food

    After a number of discussions across my climbing, SAR, fishing, and scouting groups, we all felt that Granola is great, but we were in need of some Serious Food to satisfy our nutrition across all of our adventures. We need better off-the-shelf, inexpensive recipes for light-weight multi-day self-sufficient travel. Then on 2/12/23 Hyperlight sent out…

  • To Colorado & Home Again

    To Colorado & Home Again

    For Kira, we headed out to CO for the week. Enjoying some adventures along the way, backpacking and climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park, then turning around and heading home, with a few more adventures.  What a nice trip. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”47″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”120″ thumbnail_height=”90″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”Start Slideshow”…

  • Caves & Trees

    Caves & Trees

    Hi PoppaBob, Last week Kira and I had a fun weekend in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains. With our friends Kate and Lee, we headed up to the UCSC campus-wonderland for some adventure… I am amazed that anyone graduates from this school… Right off the highway were two caves and a number of tree houses.…

  • Caves & Trees

  • Super Cool Climbing/SAR Belt

    Super Cool Climbing/SAR Belt

    Well.. I’m kind of bias. But you should check out the details here:

  • Climbing Boy Scout Rocks

    Climbing Boy Scout Rocks

    We enjoyed a healthy number of climbs on the Mt. Diablo rocks. Unfortunately, I didn’t get too many photos, save this one of Andrew all dressed up to play Ultimate.

  • Massages in Yosemite

    Massages in Yosemite

    The massages were Great, they made sleeping on rocks and pine cones all the more bearable. Just before the winter snap in Sierras, we enjoyed our breakfast on the nearly dry river, hiked through the hills with the descending deer around, and practiced our rope skills on a plainly unclimbable boulder.

  • Protected Bouldering in Yosemite

    Protected Bouldering in Yosemite

    This weekend we enjoyed a nice short car camping trip in Wawona with Tripp, Karen and Kira. We (the girls) enjoyed a river swim and rope swing, and we (all) walked many miles of trail throughout the Mariposa Grove, hearing a tree fall at 15:37 while on the park boundary trail, 2013-05-11. We made and cooked…