High Times →
“Party At Everest Base Camp” by Kevin Fedarko “In addition to presenting a rather grotesque perversion of pretty much everything that alpinism is supposed to represent, an experimental theater for the sort of behavior that any self-respecting mountaineer finds repugnant, Everest Base Camp also happens to be, and I’m afraid there’s just no other way to put this, an absolute...
Yosemite to Slash Trees for Better Tourist Views →
“Ansel Adams made a tremendous career out of photographing the massive and beautiful Yosemite National Park, which was signed into protection by President Lincoln in 1864. In the years since, the park’s many trees have grown strong and tall. To many Americans, that’s a good thing—not if you’re a budding Ansel Adams, though. Today wildlife officials are worried that the...
9 Life Lessons From Rock Climbing →
“In this talk from TED University 2009, veteran rock climber MatthewChildsshares nine pointers for rock climbing. These handy tips bear on an effective life at sea level, too.” (Source: TED: Ideas Worth Spreading)
Jackson, Wyoming. Planning my visit in August! Any of you who’ve been there before and have any suggestions of things I can do, please let me know! So far, I’ve got a list of potential activities: - Climbing with my cousin. - Hot air balloon ride. - Working at a local gardener’s. - Wildlife expeditions with the Teton Science Schools. - Hiking and camping. - Spiritual workshops...
You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense...– Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut (via kateoplis)
I am completely a loner. In my head I want to feel I can be anywhere. There is...– Arundhati Roy (via kari-shma)
The trail is the thing - not the end of the trail - travel too fast and you’ll...– USFS Milemarker, Bonneville Pass, Washakie Wilderness (via kcowyo)
LivingVertical: The 365 Challenge →
“LivingVertical is undertaking a special project to raise Type 1 awareness in partnership with the JDRF called The 365 Challenge—a year long rock climbing marathon beginning on January 1, 2012 and continuing for 365 days straight, while managing Type 1 diabetes, in and out of the vertical world.” Kick-ass way to raise awareness! Check them out. You can follow their blog...