Crag Check: Makapuu Point

Some climbing locations become destinations because of the aesthetics of the rock, or the ultra-classic rock quality; others become so due to the environment. I recently took a trip with my family to the Aloha State, and during our stay on Oahu, we made the 45 minute trek down to Makapuu point, on the leeward … Continue reading

The Early Bird | Steorts’ Ridge

Saturday mornings have become my last bastion of adventure. Having a grown-up job certainly accommodates smaller windows of opportunity to get out and play. That being said, I haven’t been necessarily deprived of recreation, but my complex schedule doesn’t allow for me to plan outings that are going to last for more than 4 or … Continue reading

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Words by Parker Cross Images by Andy and Neena Earl Climbing appeals to an extremely large demographic. There’s a little bit of something for everyone (even acrophobics). Climbing, for me, is an opportunity to connect with nature in a really special way. Somehow I feel super-connected to the outdoors when I’m climbing and mountaineering/splitboarding. It’s … Continue reading

The Headache (5.10+)

After a successful weekend of climbing in Red Rocks,  we made our way back north to St. George. With the weather in the low 50’s we decided it was definitely too cold to climb  and all agreed to go for a hike in Zions.  However, we couldn’t allow ourselves to go to Zions with a … Continue reading