Big walls and big balls! (2017)

Thanks to Lien for writing this blog. Love reading it. Looking forward to climb with you again sir! NIAD!

Adventures with Lien

Pooping in a harness –welcome to the Big Wall!

Imagine if you will, cocktail in hand, admiring the night city view from the roof-top bar of a two hundred-storey building, perhaps a descendant of one of the modern skyscrapers in Shanghai or Singapore. From this vertiginous height, the cars below are like pin-pricks of light, their meandering paths industriously ant-like in nature.

Then imagine that instead of being safely behind the glass, you’re now on the outside, hanging from a thin rope, 9.8mm across (not even 1cm). The wind is howling, and you can barely hear yourself, much less your climbing partner around the corner. As you look down the dizzying heights, you see the long plunge straight to the ground. Hanging there, your toes are going numb as the harness digs into your waist while you belay your partner. The same harness that you haven’t taken off in…

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The Nose 2.0

Another July El Cap ascent, this time with Lien, my ex commando comrade. After some good training in Taiwan, Long Dong, we decided to team up and go get it! Check out the video I've made of our July Nose climb! https://vimeo.com/231235156

Highlights of 2016 and 2017 trips schedule!

Its been an exciting 2016. It began with Krabi Rock Trips running multi pitch course in the limestone mecca followed by Taiwan Rock Trip in spring. During the spring season we also started the Titanium Bolting Project in Taiwan. A very interesting summer in Yosemite this year with some spare time after work to climb … Continue reading Highlights of 2016 and 2017 trips schedule!