Yosemite Rock Trip 2016

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

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Salathe Wall, July 2014

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

Mount Watkins – 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