Category Archives: climbing

spring in spain: finding an unexpected casita

*** Hello from South Africa! We’ve been lagging on this post, mostly because internet access has been so difficult in Rocklands that I haven’t been able to go through the photos. I’m in Cape Town for the next week or … Continue reading

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rocklands in motion

Welcome to our world tucked away in the Cederberg mountains of South Africa! This short film was intended as a quick cut of my footage from the past few weeks for a presentation at the Mountain Club of South Africa.  … Continue reading

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roadtrippin’ in the usa

Seems it’s about time we posted on our latest adventures. After Angie returned from Peru and I from Alaska last October, we picked up our car from Angie’s parents in Pennsylvania and set out on a new climbing adventure through … Continue reading

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chevre perú: finding my way in huaraz

I’ve now been in Huaraz, Perú for one month. And I know the next two months here are going to fly by. My first few days were a little blurry–I was fresh off of about 30 hours of travel to … Continue reading

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venga, bicho: discovering cataluña’s charms

Spain in photos, Angie’s version (Steve’s take here): Spain rocked. Who can complain about hanging with fun people, camping in peaceful places, speaking castellano, eating jamon serrano, drinking vino, and oh yeah, climbing! We only scratched the surface, but the … Continue reading

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la vida bella: spanish update

More to come from Angie, but I thought I’d post a few fun climbing pics and vids to spread the psyche before we fly out in a few days time. Wish we could have documented our trip here a little … Continue reading

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all I want for valentine’s day is an 8c belay!

It was a classic case of winning ugly (read Agassi’s autobiography if you don’t get the reference, it’s incredible): the kind of send you’re not proud about, but you take to the bank anyway. I’d come really close to doing … Continue reading

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fish, tortoises, and yaks: exploring northwestern yunnan

For a change of scenery, I set out on a solo trip to Yunnan, the Chinese province that shares borders with Myanmar, Tibet, Sichuan, Laos, and Vietnam. On my first stop, in capital city Kunming, the fish and flower market … Continue reading

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dancing with the stars: the 2011 petzl roc trip

After a few weeks of acclimatizing to steep limestone in Yangshuo, we left our creature comforts and headed to the remote Getu Valley, in Guizhou province, site of the 2011 Petzl Roc Trip. The train-and-bus network in China is impressive … Continue reading

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China unClimbed

With just two hours remaining until our bus will leave town, I throw myself at the route for the very last time. The route is China Climb, the first 8c in China and my project for last few weeks. I … Continue reading

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