Think Beyond

May 20, 2012

Living and Climbing in Tafraout…Morocco

Rock climbing is spread out in the Anti-Atlas mountains and it’s best to have a vehicle to get to your pursuits. The rock is a granite […]
March 15, 2012

Carolina’s Photo Shoot…

I got to shoot an amazing climber a couple weekends ago.  I haven’t spent much time with her; she is a friend of a friend but […]
July 29, 2011

Ofelia’s Hamlet of Rock. In Taiwan.

  To climb or not to climb……is that really a question? It was on a heated, humid day in an area quite appropriate to be labeled […]
April 16, 2011

Laguna Lejia and other North Chilean Mountain Adventures…

Bit after bit, it increased. Failed to cease. I felt like if I did this drive daily, I could be the winner at a bucking bronco […]
April 4, 2011

Remembering Bev Johnson – One of America’s Greatest Climbers/Adventurers

Let us not forget ‘her’story… Before state-of-the-art camming devices, comfy climbing shoes and harnesses, ergonomic packs, these women paved the road for us the hard way […]
March 21, 2011

Christine Balaz Reveals her Revels on Rock.

It was in Turkey that I first met Christine Balaz. It’s always in the most exotic, far away lands that I seem to meet the most […]
December 9, 2010

Szu-Ting Yi aka Little Po: Interview of Adventure

As the rambunctious “Year of the Tiger” leaves for its silent exit, 2011 welcomes the “Year of the Rabbit”, which happens to be Szu-Ting Yi’s animal […]
November 27, 2010

“As It Happens”; Stunning Video on Nepal Expedition

The Camp4 Collective collaborates inspiring experiences recorded by Renan Ozturk and Corey Richards while they established a technical alpine route in Nepal. These videos were actually […]
October 7, 2010

Lynn Hill: Climbs. Rocks. Speaks.

She’s the type of person that you can invite to your family gathering, cheese platters and all, even if you’ve never met her in your life. […]
September 5, 2010

Scaling Yunnan

The ride was immaculate…as muddy as it was. The energy, the views, the “being in a different country and different frame of mind” all sort of […]
May 11, 2012

Interview with a Living Gem; An Insight on the World of Rock with Geologist, Carla Kuhn

What does rock climbing mean to you?  From the start, my love for climbing was ignited from several areas of the sport; namely, it was done […]
December 4, 2011

Riding Across China; ShangriLa to XiangCheng’s 3rd Leg

The beginning of my third leg had me exhausted before it all began.  All I could think about was eating chicken with vengeance after a 6am […]
April 16, 2011

Laguna Lejia and other North Chilean Mountain Adventures…

Bit after bit, it increased. Failed to cease. I felt like if I did this drive daily, I could be the winner at a bucking bronco […]
April 1, 2011

Cold Splinters; blog on the retro outdoor/camp life

What a find! Coldsplinters.com From the warm entrance of its homepage (it feels “cozy” and “woodsy”) and all the tons of retro imagery on that include […]
March 5, 2011

Knight Climbers in Hong Kong

We didn’t even fear the be-nighting….we purposely sought it. My Romanian friend, Cos and I took off on an adventurous night climb.  I can’t even describe […]
January 23, 2011

Progress Ascends; New Climbing Wall in Afghanistan Promotes Activity to Girls

A three-faced climbing wall has just become the newest addition to the Skateistan facility, and the first to climb to the top was Benafsha, a young […]
November 27, 2010

“As It Happens”; Stunning Video on Nepal Expedition

The Camp4 Collective collaborates inspiring experiences recorded by Renan Ozturk and Corey Richards while they established a technical alpine route in Nepal. These videos were actually […]
November 1, 2010

Moonlight Buttress in a Sandstone Fortress

The Afterward Foreword “Now this here is a serious violation of the climbing code.” Ryan stated in a very stern, stoic manner. I furrow my brows […]
September 25, 2010

Pieces of the Middle East; Jumping Jebels and Wandering Wadis

Salaam! (“Peace” – a common Arabic greeting). I had the pleasure of going back to one of my favorite places in the world: Jordan. It seems […]
September 5, 2010

Scaling Yunnan

The ride was immaculate…as muddy as it was. The energy, the views, the “being in a different country and different frame of mind” all sort of […]