Learning to Lead Climb

In the years that I’ve been climbing (on and off), one challenge that has always appealed to me was learning how to “Lead Climb”.   If you’ve ever been to a climbing gym, you already understand the concept of “Top Rope” climbing.   The rope hangs down from the top of the wall.  The climber then … Continue reading Learning to Lead Climb

Continental Divide and Rocky Mountain National Park

My road trip had been long and fascinating.  What had started off as a simple journey west to visit my friend Renee in Broomfield, Colorado had spiraled out into this amazing four-state adventure around the American Southwest.   I had watched hundreds of spectacular hot air balloons consume the blue desert skies of Albuquerque, New … Continue reading Continental Divide and Rocky Mountain National Park