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Red Dihedral – A stellar alpine weekend

The Objective:

The Incredible Hulk

The Protagonists:



The Slideshow:

The Trip: Friday, August 14, 2009

6:00 PM: Swing by Derek’s house, load up his gear.

6:30 PM: Hit the road. Grrr, gotta fight the traffic escaping the Bay Area for a while. 237 to 880 to Mission Blvd… Crap, […]

Two days at Woodfords

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been checking out this cool area near South Lake Tahoe called Woodfords. It is an obscure area, with not much of a guidebook, except an old old one that you can download here:

That old guide lists about 90 routes. According to Dan (modern route developer and all […]

Matthes Crest and On The Lamb

Derek and I climbed Matthes Crest on July 18 and On the Lamb on July 19. We had a great time. I’m experimenting with a ‘photo-trip-report’ style on this one. Enjoy!

Note: click on any image to overlay a slideshow starting there


Roadtrip to Seattle & Alpine climbing on Mts. Whitney & Russell

Yo Yo,

Back home again after a couple of whirlwind weeks and one spent chilling — Week 1 was spent with Danielle on a 2000 mile roadtrip up to Seattle and back, with stops at Klamath Falls, Crater Lake, Portland & the Columbia river gorge, and finally Seattle where we stayed with some college friends […]

A final week in Yosemite: Good climbing and bears!

Well, I may have just spent my last week in Yosemite Valley for the season, June 22 through 26. The rain finally stopped, and the summer heat wave was just beginning. A fine week it was. I didn’t end up climbing everything I planned on, but I did climb about half of it!

East Buttress […]