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The First Ascent of Cactus Ridge (5.7, 965′) in Slate Canyon, UT

I did first ascents of several short rock climbs in Slate Canyon, but this was the big one. […]

September 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

Goodbye Utah

After 6 years, it’s time to say goodbye. I’ll be on a plane to Mexico City this time tomorrow. […]

August 30th, 2012|2 Comments

I’m in Climbing Magazine Again

For the second time, I’m in Climbing magazine. […]

August 20th, 2012|2 Comments

The Triple Traverse (Twin Peaks, Sunrise Peak, Dromedary Peak)

This is one of the classic peak enchainments of Utah’s Wasatch Range. […]

July 4th, 2012|4 Comments

Climbing Eleventh Hour (5.8, 550′) on Sundial Peak, Utah

This one had been on my to-do list since about 2002. […]

June 9th, 2012|4 Comments

My 4th Time Up the West Slabs (5.5, 1,600′) of Mt. Olympus [SOLO]

I’d been up this route several times before, but it had been a few years. […]

May 24th, 2012|2 Comments

Climbing Millstone Slab (5.4, 700′) in Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT [SOLO]

This is another tick in my quest to climb the big, easy climbs of the Wasatch. […]

May 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

A Solo Ascent of the Pierced Nipple, a Cool Tower in Echo Canyon

This oddly-named route is on a historic tower in Utah’s Echo Canyon. […]

May 11th, 2012|0 Comments

A Solo Ascent of Geurt’s Ridge (5.5, 1,500′) on Mt. Olympus

This is a quick trip report of one of the classic Wasatch ridge climbs. […]

May 8th, 2012|3 Comments

Climbing (and Rappelling) Wilson’s Arch Near Moab, Utah

I’d been wanting to climb this thing for years. […]

May 4th, 2012|0 Comments