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The Siege

September 13, 2013 - "'We have fortified our stronghold! We will barricade ourselves inside! We will not budge!'" "The shouts of the soldi...
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The Ghost River

September 13, 2013 - We finally were on the home stretch. We had only 40Km left - now only if we knew exactly how many miles that equaled! Th...
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The Many Facets Of Joy

September 13, 2013 - Everything was planned out. Everything was considered, weighed, and decided upon. Except by me. A now comical mistake bo...
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It's just Canada, Right?

September 12, 2013 - Friday, perhaps. Move forward, stop, breathe. Move forward, stop, breathe. Move forward, huge exhale, stop. Breathe, re...
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Embarking

September 12, 2013 - "But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does thin...
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The Prodigal Son Returns...With A Score To Settle

September 30, 2012 - August 12, 2012: I think I'm dieing... It was like a well articulated, well built Swiss time piece: working promptly, e...
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Ka-Prow!

September 18, 2012 - This is a special one - a collaborative effort. You will find words from both me and my good friend, Jamie Tinnin. Jamie...
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It Was Better For Me Then It Was For You

September 13, 2012 - "We should climb at a place sometime where there is zero approach...." Approaches are always the worst. If it is long a...
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What Are You Scared Of?

September 12, 2012 - "I'm terrified of needles! Oh my gosh!" followed by uncontrollable awkward laughter. Alright...she really is afraid of n...
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You Say One; I Say None

September 12, 2012 - "Let's crush?" ...as if it needs to be a question. We rolled up to Almo, Idaho. Yup. There's not much here. We s...
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Infinite Bliss: Peppermint Schnapps Required, part 3

September 07, 2012 - "Ah! I'm so excited.....Oh, hey, happy birthday!" The actual first words out of Mollie's mouth the morning of the 31s...
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Infinite Bliss: Stoked, part 2

September 07, 2012 - "Ah! I'm so stoked!" This was a common phrase for us on our long drive out to Washington from Colorado. Mollie and I co...
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Infinite Bliss: The Beginning, part 1

August 29, 2012 - "Hey, here's an idea. We should climb 23 pitches on my 23rd birthday." That was probably the best and most creative [cl...
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The Anticipation Is Breaking My Toes!

August 29, 2012 - "I don't think you're going to leave. Nope. You're just going to stay here." Denial - the refusal to admit the truth or...
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This Is A Rope. Now Use It!

August 21, 2012 - Free soloing is the dangerous act of free climbing a rock face alone, without a rope, gear, or any other protection from...
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What A Great Climbing Day For A Hike

August 16, 2012 - "What time do you two want to leave tomorrow?" I probably asked the worst possible question to these two. They both r...
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If At First You Don't Succeed; Try and Try and Try and Try and Try Again.

July 23, 2012 - "Yeah man, I'm kind of done with this." That was a pretty common response from me when it came to top roping 5.6 cracks...
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Your First Time

July 23, 2012 - I have always tried to think about my first time - yet, it alludes me. Maybe it just wasn't that good? Maybe I just wasn...
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The Stakes Are Heating Up

June 24, 2012 - I’ve never really been told that I could not go climbing. Yeah, I definitely had those rain-outs (or in some cases, snow...
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A Wilderness Experience

June 21, 2012 - My climbing buddy, Johnson, and I decided to go on our own adventure the other day. Per usual, we were off to explore th...
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a: an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks
b: the encountering of risks
2: an exciting or remarkable experience
3: an enterprise involving financial risk

 

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