As our season of guiding in Yosemite for 2016 comes to an early end, Kelly and I are clocking our climbs in before she flies back to Taiwan to guard The Bivy from the typhoon season. While I stay on in US to attend my WFR course in preparation for my AMAGA rock guide course … Continue reading Yosemite Rock Trip 2016
35 pitches and 3500ft of climbing, it is the longest thing Kelly and I have climbed. Previously having done The Nose on El Capitan too, we knew that Salathe Wall would be a level up from climbing The Nose, since there is more wide climbing/offwidth in the route and many spicy chimney pitches including the Half … Continue reading Salathe Wall, July 2014
Nested at the back of the Yosemite Valley with a big 4-5 hours hiking approach, Mount Watkins is pretty remote with no tourist bus coming by to snap pictures of climbers, no hikers walking at the base of the route and pretty far from help if you were in trouble. To top it off, there … Continue reading Mount Watkins – July 2014
Almost a month back in Singapore and not a single entry on my blog. It's been a stressful month back home with Chinese New Year hitting us and working on weekends in climbing gyms and slackline events. While all these are happening, my heart and mind always drift back to the peaceful land of Spain … Continue reading Viva espanol
Summer is over and the leaves are falling and changing colors ushering Autumn to the gorge. The green and red mix in the valley looks great as backdrops from whichever climb you choose to rap down and climb out off. Welcome to Gorge du Verdon, we are in southern France with really shitty weather when … Continue reading Woo laa laa.. C’est La Vie
Yes we are in Italy and it was a quick 2 weeks in Singapore running Elephant Slacklines Singapore's biggest event till date - Singapore Night Festival and also put up a presentation of our Yosemite Rock Trip for climbers who are interested to visit the mecca of granite climbing with us in future. "Dove il … Continue reading Dove il Bagno?
After 2 big walls in a week, we are feeling pretty tired from all the long days on the wall and hiking. With 3 more groups visiting Yosemite to climb with us, we have to streamline our plans for the next big wall. Both Salathe wall and Mount Watkins did not fit the bill as … Continue reading Lost Arrow Spire Direct