Christine Cauble

August 30, 2010

Siam Scaler: Dr. Pirapar Is In the House

Born in the “Lone Star State” but also hailing from the country known as the “Land of Smiles” and currently a resident of “Sin City” is […]
May 16, 2010

Norah Siller: Xicana in her Boulder Nirvana

In retrospect of this interview, I had to think more about which part of Norah Siller’s personality was more deserving of recognition. This Las Vegas resident […]
April 25, 2010

Adrien Picks Ice ….

  With a smile warm enough to dangerously melt the ice she uses to ascend high peaks,  it’s evident that Adrien Erlandson is far from some […]
January 17, 2010

Donna Kwok of Hong Kong speaks on Krabi climbing and trailblazing..

Donna on “Invisible Slayer of the Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred” (gotta love that route name!!!) (6c or 5.11a) Monster Rock, Austin, Texas. Photographer: John Hogge. Business professional […]
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 […]
July 11, 2011

8 Treasures of Health. “Ba Bao Zhou” – Grain Porridge

(Note: great for vegans and those that have wheat-intolerance but it may contain peanuts – you can make without) Whenever I was sick as a young […]
April 16, 2011

Malian Peanut Butter Chicken Stew – a part of West Africa and one of my favorites.

I know you may think it seems funny sounding to have peanut butter in a stew but if you keep an open-mind, you really won’t believe […]
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 […]
April 1, 2011

Cold Splinters; blog on the retro outdoor/camp life

What a find! From the warm entrance of its homepage (it feels “cozy” and “woodsy”) and all the tons of retro imagery on that include […]
March 22, 2011

Yummy South Asian Coconut/Bean Dessert

Upon just coming back to the US from Asia, I felt inspired to post this. Typically, “beans” don’t sound like a great dessert. But in Asia, […]
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 […]
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 […]