This Old Man Rocks!

What an inspiration, Fred Beckey started climbing when he was 13 and is still climbing as an 89 year old man. I came across this video today, and had so much respect for this man. He is fulfilling his dreams as he climbs the Italian Dolemites. I hope that I am still climbing when I... Continue Reading →

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There’s a Spider in that HOLE!

This past Summer I went climbing up Rock Canyon in Provo, Utah. In the midst of working the summer camp EFY, it was extremely hard to find time to hit the rocks while balancing 500 kids and 50 counselors. That weekend I was able to lead climb, for my second time. It was still something... Continue Reading →

Climbing in the Cold

Yesterday was one of those days where life was just too much. I only have 36 days left of college, and the tests and papers are beginning to pile up. Trying to balance all of that and work is not always the easiest. The pressure yesterday just hit me. I decided the best way to... Continue Reading →

My First Lead Climb

Today I miss rock climbing. As I am frequently referred to now as "bootstrap," I have been unable to climb. The rush and the thrill that come from these rocks is indescribable as my brother Max would put it. So today I just miss it. This picture was taken this summer in Boise Idaho with... Continue Reading →

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