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June 1, 2017

I am excited and honored to be selected as an award winner for the 2017 Desert Companion Focus On Nevada Photo contest with NPR.  My photo "Portrait of An Elder" shown above was awarded First Place in the Artistic/Abstract category, along with two honorable mentions of...

September 21, 2016

The fall season in Yosemite Valley hadn't quite begun, but the temperatures were becoming more manageable and the summer crowds were dwindling both on the ground and up on the walls.  This was part of our "grand plan". A plan that we spent months preparing for and drea...

March 18, 2016

 It was my pleasure to work with guidebook author Jerry Handren on his second edition of the comprehensive guidebook for Red Rock Canyon, Nevada.  We teamed up throughout the 2015 season to gather climbing images of some of Red Rock's most classic routes, as well as ne...

September 12, 2015

The summer in Las Vegas can be a little tricky for adventure climbing.  The temperatures at times soar in the 110 degree range and just going for a walk sometimes can be face melting. I usually take a trip in early June to beat the heat and the last two years I have go...

June 26, 2015

There are few natural formations as massive, inspiring, and recognizable as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California.  To some, its a symbol of the impossible and to others its a mecca of climbing and seeing what's possible.  To me it was a longtime goal that...

January 28, 2015

The following article was written for Travel Nevada and can be found published here. 

The spirit of adventure is alive and well in Las Vegas and you don't need a reservation, players card, or your name on a guest list to experience it.  The Red Rock National Conser...

March 14, 2014

Recently I was informed of a (relatively) new discovery in Thailand. This natural wonder was found only four years ago, and is now regarded as the largest cave currently surveyed and explored on our planet earth! Being a big fan of the great unknown, spontaneous discov...

February 19, 2014

 I am beyond excited to have a good selection of images published in John Long and Peter Croft's latest book The Trad Climbers Bible. I grew up reading John Long's climbing books so there is something really rewarding and almost full-circle when I realized my phot...

October 27, 2013

A few months Andy and I hatched a plan to climb a wall route in Zion, something I've been eagerly waiting to do all summer.  The steep clean cut walls of Zion are always amazing, and there are so many great looking walls to choose from.  I suggested that we get up on D...

September 10, 2013

Summertime living in Las Vegas is not necessarily a climber's dream.  Consistent 100+ degree temperatures and a scorching sun beating down on your back aren't exactly inviting conditions.  The beautiful Aztec sandstone of Red Rock Canyon is pretty much all out of the p...

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