That Time I Made a Cameo in a Climbing Video, But All I Did Was Eat Nutella and Apples

No, but seriously. My two friends, Spenser and Vikki, from The RV Project made a killer climbing video, and I’m totally in it – and all I do in my cameo is sit on a rock and stuff my face with Nutella and apples while everyone around me is cheering. Wow. But really, does this … Continue reading That Time I Made a Cameo in a Climbing Video, But All I Did Was Eat Nutella and Apples

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear’s Powerdrain Cool hybrid shoes with Omni-Freeze Zero technology

After surviving my first backpacking trip up and down the Grand Canyon to Havasu Falls wearing only last year’s Powerdrain shoes from Columbia Sportswear last summer, I feel in love with the sneakers – and wore them to death. By the time Columbia came out with their new generation of Powerdrains, my original pair had … Continue reading Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear’s Powerdrain Cool hybrid shoes with Omni-Freeze Zero technology

It’s finally here: a new Simply Adventure bouldering video, “Western Sandstone”

About 8 months ago, Niko and I made our first attempt at creating a climbing video. Armed with a homemade steady cam and as much patience as we could muster, we created this video about one of my all-time favorite boulder problems, Super Mario at Stone Fort in Tennessee. It wasn’t bad, but we quickly … Continue reading It’s finally here: a new Simply Adventure bouldering video, “Western Sandstone”

So, I didn’t go to Indian Creek – but here’s what I did do in Moab (a panoramic perspective)

After all that oh-my-goodness-Indian-Creek hype I built last weekend, I didn’t even end up going there at all while I was in Moab – oops. I guess that’s what I get for posting previews of adventures on the blog. I did however learn some awesome tips for building a tape glove from The Alpine Hack … Continue reading So, I didn’t go to Indian Creek – but here’s what I did do in Moab (a panoramic perspective)