This site is a lot of things. It’s therapy. It’s a passion for bouldering and rock climbing. It’s a beginner’s path to enlightenment (or the light at the end of the tunnel…wait…is that a train?!?!). Mainly, it is a collection of humor, good days, bad days, probably some uglies, and my life in general as a sport climber and boulderer, with my ultimate goal being to become a true alpinist. And yes, boulderer is a word. So please enjoy!!!
The colors are a bit more vivid, the blue dot in the lower right-hand corner is the “Help” button, and things just seem a little brighter. I’m not one for the block editor, though. I like the old formating tools because I have them figured out. Don’t change too much, guys. And please, get rid … Continue reading WordPress did an update and I like it, mostly
After yesterday’s climbing session, I felt very excited. Today, though, I felt the full soreness of not having climbed that hard in quite some time. I had the stiffness in my knee and the stiffness in my left wrist and thumb that cautioned me to take a day off. I still think that I should’ve … Continue reading Should’ve gone climbing today
“T”, one of my best climbing buddies, asked if I wanted to go climbing today. Of course! We met at the climbing gym at 1000 hrs and I showed him the new Ten Sleep guidebook that I’d gotten. The war going on down in Ten Sleep over manufactured holds and routes has been a hot … Continue reading Had a great day of climbing with T!
I was thinking about my La Sportiva Katanas. When I bought my first pair of Katana Laces three years ago, they cost me $165. That was the same shoe that now costs $195 and some change. I’m not sure if the company that makes them decided they were a higher-end shoe than they had previously … Continue reading An example of rising prices