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Descending Torreys in the light snow.

Climbing Grays and Torreys Peaks in Early Season Snow – 14,278 feet

Fall colors in Colorado are beautiful – and what better vantage point than the top of 2 Colorado 14ers. This weekend, I did the Fall 14er adventure and  climbed with a group of friends to the tops of Grays and Torreys Peaks. (USGS Topo Quad) Wikipedia: “Grays Peak is the tenth highest summit of the Rocky …

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Tonsai Beach, Thailand – Climbers Paradise

As soon as I finished up my brief intro to Thailand in Koh Lanta, I immediately hopped on a boat and sped over to the climbers mecca of Thailand, Railay/Tonsai Beach. The Railay beach area is made of three different bays, with the beach in each bay having a unique character. West Railay is the …

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Photo, Sonnie Trotter

Black Diamond’s Sonnie Trotter and Tommy Caldwell free climb first ascent of The Shining IV 5.13+ in the Canadian Rockies

Another incredible climbing video from Black Diamond. Sonnie Trotter and Tommy Caldwell free climb the first ascent of The Shining. Interesting to see them drilling and bolting pitches, and how they handle the cameras while climbing. Also, holding together 5.13+ in a snowstorm is pretty amazing. Article from BD Black Diamond athletes Tommy Caldwell and …

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