Virtually every climber uses chalk to improve friction. Unfortunately, few are willing to clean up after themselves.Read more "Chalked Up"
If you’re unwilling to take care of your dog at the crag, kindly leave them at home.Read more "Leave Fido At Home"
Directions to the Trigo Canyon trailhead, which leads into the heart of the Manzano Mountains via the range’s steep western side.Read more "Go And Do Likewise: Trigo Canyon"
If you really think about it, all this adventuring is pretty darn rediculous.Read more "Pitfalls Of Adventure Media, Part 1: Taking Yourself Too Seriously"
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"
Frivolous as our comings and goings on this planet may be, we can’t help but infuse them with great meaning. Trouble is, sometimes the significance we bestow is toxic.Read more "Metaphors We Climb By"
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"
Just off Historic Route 66, tucked behind the giant walls of the White Cliffs, signs of Ancestral Puebloan life are frozen in time.Read more "A Jaunt Up Cliff Dwellers Canyon"