Finding Motivation in Weakness and Inspiration in Success
Sport Climbing / St. George / The Hard Life / Training / Utah / Work

Finding Motivation in Weakness and Inspiration in Success

Since David and I met more than four years ago in Spain, our life has been a blur of extended climbing trips in the US and Europe, interrupted by bouts of seasonal work—in large part because our international relationship required frequent border crossings such that neither of us overstayed our visas in the other’s respective … Continue reading

October Sport Climbing/ Sport Watching
Danger / Medium-bad Weather / Sport Climbing / Ten Sleep Canyon / Wyoming

October Sport Climbing/ Sport Watching

In terms of normal-livin’, the weather here in Ten Sleep has been A-OK the last few weeks. It’s been cloudy with daytime highs from 30-50 degrees F here in town/ the valley. However, if you’re gonna try to sport climb (and if you’re a wuss like I am), this isn’t gonna cut it! Thought it’s … Continue reading

Summer Wrap-up: Bolting and Climbing
Bolting / Medium-bad Weather / Sport Climbing / Ten Sleep Canyon / Wyoming

Summer Wrap-up: Bolting and Climbing

We’ve had a busy summer full of equal parts climbing (in Ten Sleep, WY) and work-/ immigration-related travel to Utah and Montana. Last week we traveled to Montana to visit some friends and when we returned to Ten Sleep – whoops! – the summer was over. Which isn’t to say that climbing season is over. … Continue reading

Bozeman / Gallatin Canyon / Hanta Virus Cave / Montana / Natural Bridge / Sport Climbing

Bozeman Area Climbing: Hanta Virus Cave and Natural Bridge

I haven’t properly lived in Montana since 2000. A huge portion of the climbing here has been established in the time after I moved away. So on our drive north from Vegas, we started sending text messages to climber friends here – to see if we could tag along and get some guided tours of the area’s … Continue reading