The Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and West Texas are a vast playground for climbers, hikers and cavers. Crazy thing is that they’re composed almost entirely of defunct sea creatures.
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"
Fun as it may look to scramble around on the walls of your local cave, the risk of causing irreparable damage is just too high.Read more "Climbers, Please Help Protect Caves"
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"
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"