Adventure Sports

#6 Ames Ice Hose

#6 Ames Ice Hose

Today’s photo shows an unknown climber near the top of the classic ice climbing line “Ames Ice Hose” near Ophir, Colorado. The settings used were: 1/2500s|f/7.1|ISO800|100mm.

Highlining in the San Juan Mountains

Highlining in the San Juan Mountains

In late June of 2013, I set up a highline with Chase and Graham in an incredibly scenic setting. Nestled at the base of Vermillion peak, a narrow unnamed gorge rises up towards Hope lake just off the trail. With a light creek flowing through…

SW Colorado Desert: Climbing Bullet Holes

SW Colorado Desert: Climbing Bullet Holes

This is a fairly interesting climbing spot that doesn’t see much traffic. With the nearest town 50 miles in any direction, it’s really in the middle of nowhere. But that just makes it all the more intriguing when the boulder you’re climbing is riddled with…

Wilson Peak: Trip Report

Wilson Peak: Trip Report

So this recounting is way overdue considering this adventure took place in mid June, but I finally have a decent storytelling venue (this shiny new website!), so here goes. I was down around the Telluride area with family for about 4 days before my cousin’s…