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Pushing our limits — Indian Creek — October 2009

Well, it’s been way longer than promised — and you’re getting a video instead of more pics. Ah well.

Anyway, I just entered this video in the American Alpine Club video contest — the video with the most views between now and Feb 15th wins some cool stuff, and is featured on the AAC site.

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Indian Creek Highlights: Reservoir Wall and Cat Wall

Words, words, words. I have a habit of writing too many. This time, I’ll try nothing but pictures and video. Enjoy this quickie!

Sending on Reservoir Wall and Cat Wall — Watch in fullscreen and HD for best effect

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Las Vegas to Moab – video from the road

On the road from Las Vegas, NV to Moab, UT — Watch in fullscreen and HD for best effect

The drive to Indian Creek from home is about 16 or 17 hours. I split it across two days, with an overnight in Las Vegas. Bored during the drive on the second day, I found [...]

Tideline (5.11a) — my first Trad 5.11 flash

So it’s been a slow couple of weeks climbing wise. Basically, I got sick (ugh) and haven’t been out climbing since our Matthes Crest trip. Ugh. I’ve been to the gym bouldering a few times, but I’m just starting to recover enough to climb. Keeping my fingers crossed that the antibiotic I’m on (Cipro) doesn’t [...]

Matthes Crest backpacking trip, September 11-13, 2009

[Note from Tad: If you are more into pictures or video and less about the words, just skip down to the youtube video below, and give it a look see. I Guarantee you'll enjoy it. For best viewing, I recommend watching it in fullscreen HD.]

I’d been out to climb Matthes Crest (5.7, according to [...]