Fences are everywhere, but have you ever taken the time to consider what a fence is, and what sort of enterprise fence-building is?Read more "Fences"
We all know Earth’s gravity is balanced out by opposite forces. Otherwise the planet would implode and become a black hole. What if we focused as much on the outward pressures as we did on the inward ones?Read more "On Gravitational Gestalt Shifts"
Like poems, caves take a lot of time to interpret. And even when you do arrive at a coherent interpretation, there’s no guarantee it won’t be usurped by a competing theory.Read more "On Hermeneutics In Alabaster Cave"
While a second trip to Trigo Canyon didn’t get us much farther up the trail, many new things were discovered nevertheless.Read more "Trigo Canyon, Part 2: Between Mist And Schist"
If you’ve never had the pleasure of finding boulder problems without the aid of a guidebook or online beta, give it a shot. It’s a heck of a lot more fun than you might think.Read more "Eschewing Beta In Two New Mexico Bouldering Spots"
If you’ve done any bushwhacking around the Southwest, chances are you’ve had at least a couple unhappy collisions with one of the many species of cholla that thrive out here.Read more "Desert Staples: Cholla"