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

Photo Sharing

I realize that it has been a long time since I have shared anything on this blog.  Accordingly, I am going to take the easy way out and simply post some photos from the last few weeks.   Here we go…… S.G. These are from a family vacation we took to St. George.  I’m lucky … Continue reading

Community

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

Mountaineering Season Has Arrived In Utah

As the snowboarding season winds down, the peak-bagging season winds up. Desert towers and alpine summits are the name of the game for spring in the Beehive State, thanks to moderate temperatures, mostly predictable weather patterns, and a consolidated snowpack. I had the pleasure of getting atop Mount Nebo this weekend with the Utah Climbing … Continue reading