RIM WALKING & CLIMB SCOUTING.
Abajo Mountain means “the low mountain.” Appropriately named as the low storm clouds cloaked the mountains throughout the weekend. We made our way along the mountain east rim exploring rock bands for new climbs. Overcasting clouds, cool temperatures, escaping setting sun rays, and the smell sage and pine made for an idyllic night walk. Full […]
A new climb we’re working on we deemed “The Teapot.” As you can see it isn’t too far off from our Abajo Mountain backyard. This climb has the view, the perfect approach, and a little variation to your typical climb. Aid climbing, a.k.a. the dark arts, is a method used to attack a climb that […]
MY CLIMBING ROOTS.
Though not fully my <<climbing roots>> as titled, Idaho does hold a lot of firsts and lessons learned. First multi-pitch, first lead, first mishap, first bail, and first booty (all in climbing terms, of course haha). The trip was a great relief from the SLC valley heat. We spent the weekend with C, S, and […]
This weekend was spent with our friend Dan Christopherson, of 12 Finger Outdoor Adventure, who threw the inaugural Ice Festival at Bridal Veil Falls. It was a great opportunity for the community to get out, try a few lines, learn from seasoned climbers, and most importantly get people out climbing.
KEEP IT LIKE A SECRET.
Past couple of weekends we’ve been down in Monticello working on Dustin’s crag Keep It Like a Secret. Making first ascents and naming routes Lunar, The Monks Will Have You, Two to Tango, Okie Dokie, Okie Okie, and Darlin’ Baby Bunker Boo are just a few. The area is beautiful this time of year, changing […]