We left our hearts in Ten Sleep

In mid June we carried our summer tour of climbing in the USA north to Wyoming. We had our sights set on Ten Sleep Canyon, a destination characterized by super technical crimps and pockets on near-vertical limestone walls. We first caught wind of Ten Sleep a couple years ago and it sounded irresistible. A small … Continue reading We left our hearts in Ten Sleep

Cobble Wrestling in Maple Canyon

Maple Canyon is in a piece of National Forest tucked away on the Western side of Utah, and home to climbing unlike anything we’ve touched before. The rock is conglomerate, made up of a huge abundance of river-polished rocks. These “cobbles” are typically fist-sized to basketball-sized, but can range in size from grapes to small … Continue reading Cobble Wrestling in Maple Canyon

Bishop 2017

We love this place. Bishop, California: land of snow-peaked Sierra mountains, rich-smelling desert sage, local donuts, baked breads, cheesy bagels and frozen yogurt. And beautiful, beautiful boulders.   We drove four long days from Mexico to California, to spend the first 10 days of March in Bishop. We were rushing to make it in time … Continue reading Bishop 2017

Escalada Mexico: El Salto

Love tufa-pinching? Empanadas filled with dulce de leche? Chickens in the back yard? Sunrises on massive, limestone canyon walls? Delicious street food fried up in front of you? Local veggie trucks? Seemingly unlimited rock climbing potential? Puppies??? Mexico. We cruised the Millenium FalcVan across the continent for days until we arrived in the tiny mountain … Continue reading Escalada Mexico: El Salto