• The RV Project

    This is our version of the American Dream. City life just wasn't cutting it for us, so we bought a trailer and are headed across the USA in search of the best climbing spots and the most interesting people this country has to offer.


  • Choppers, Choss, and Chaparral

    Choppers, Choss, Chaparral

    The last time we caught up was before Halloween 2020. Aye, it’s been about 4 months, in fact. Jeez. The RV Project has been regrouping. The past 12 months have... Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2021 OUTDOORS
  • So You Want to Climb a Mountain?

    AKA How to Celebrate 3 Birthdays with Strangers / Leave No (Wo)Man Behind Mt. Adams Facts Elevation: 12,280′ (3,743 m) Last eruption: 550 BC First... Read more

    Posted on 26 January 2021 OUTDOORS
  • Fuck Cancer. I Miss My Dad.

    Fuck Cancer. Miss Dad.

    My dad never taught me how to ride a bike. At about 12 years old, I learned how to ride a bike that my parents had gotten for my little brother’s 6th birthday.... Read more

    Posted on 25 October 2020 OUTDOORS
  • What I Love About COVID-19

    What Love About COVID-19

    Kinda nothing, but at least I appreciate the novelty of this whole lockdown thing. We are the caged birds, finding our singing voices. We are training as if it’... Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2020 OUTDOORS
  • How About a Climbing Update?

    About Climbing Update?

    Ain’t no climbing! F’reals. The gyms are closed, Owens River Gorge is closed, the Happies and Sads are closed, and the Buttermilks are about to be. As I’ve... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Contrast


    The first time I picked up a camera, it wasn’t called a “phone.” It had weird numbers all over it, and when you got near the end of a roll of film, you were... Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Love and Laughter in the Time of Corona

    Love Laughter Time Corona

    So, I woke up the other morning, had some coffee, sauteed some kale and garlic and eggs, and watched the president address the nation. Could someone please... Read more

    Posted on 22 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • The Invisible War


    Most of us don't know it yet, but society has changed forever. Yesterday, the Imperial College released it's report on COVID-19. The report reveals massive,... Read more

    Posted on 18 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • In the Time of Corona

    Time Corona

    Not sure what to say to mark this occasion, but it felt important to mark it somehow. It’s Monday, March 16, 2020, and I think it’s fairly obvious by now that... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Right Lawyer For You

    So you’ve asked around, consulted websites, and perused the yellow pages; you’ve come up with a short list of attorneys who you think might suit your legal... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Rebuilding in Bishop

    Rebuilding Bishop

    Hey before I get into the update, I want to mention that Vikki put a whole bunch of her pictures from her years as the Head Photog at the Women's Climbing... Read more

    Posted on 08 March 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Rehab Time

    Rehab Time

    It seems like a lot has changed in the realm of rehab since I last got serious about the topic, which would’ve been around winter/spring 2013. Say goodbye,... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2020 OUTDOORS
  • Massage Guns and End-Stage Capitalism

    Massage Guns End-Stage Capitalism

    I am somewhat happy because I've started rehabbing the elbow. Now it feels like I'm Doing Something, instead of actively trying not to while watching my arms... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2020 OUTDOORS
  • I Got An Elbow Tenotomy

    Elbow Tenotomy

    This won't be a very involved or long post, because typing is really awkward. I just got out of my very minor elbow surgery, and I'm not supposed to really do... Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2020 OUTDOORS
  • The Souls Linger at Soul Slinger

    Souls Linger Soul Slinger

    It’s the year 2020, and I still can’t do Soulslinger. I’ve waged war on that thing, with fresh skin and good conditions, many more times than I can count. I’ve... Read more

    Posted on 08 January 2020 OUTDOORS
  • As Years Go, 2019 Was a Bit Shite

    Years 2019 Shite

    As most of you know, I love doing lots of stuff and then collapsing in an exhausted heap. Right now I feel like collapsing in an exhausted heap, but I don’t fee... Read more

    Posted on 30 December 2019 OUTDOORS
  • Hello Again

    Hello Again

    I don't really know what to say here these days. It's been so long since we regularly updated, and it seems like so much has been happening that even the though... Read more

    Posted on 04 December 2019 OUTDOORS
  • 35th Birthday- Marking a Challenging Year

    I'm at the age where it's weird to talk about birthdays. When I'd say "I'm going to turn 35 soon," people would get caught between saying something... Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2019 OUTDOORS
  • Sloughing the Slumber

    It's July. It was April when we last checked in. How's it going? Today is Decaf: Day 2 (or rather, it was when this was originally written), because my birthda... Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2019 OUTDOORS
  • The Spartan Senders: Emery High Embraces Climbing

    Spartan Senders: Emery High Embraces Climbing

    During the last Joe's Valley Fest, we got a few Emery High students to trade in their cowboy boots for climbing shoes for the first time. Turns out, they loved... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2019 OUTDOORS