Images from Arc’teryx Academy Bouldering
I recently returned from successfully guiding a two week trekking and river trip in the very remote region of Zanskar India. After the trip Szu-ting Yi and I attempt to summit an unclimbed 19,000ft peak in the area. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate, but we still had an amazing time! Click in the links …
Trail to Summit – testing Butora’s new Icarus approach shoe!
Here is a quick video of Szu-ting Yi and my expedition to Mt Hooker in the Wind River Range. The weather didn’t cooperate to well, but it made ideal conditions for testing out Butora’s new approach shoe the Icarus.
2018 Presentation Tour
This fall I will giving presentations across the country. The theme of the talk is how nature improves our lives and I will be using Szu-ting Yi and my traverse of the Wind River Range Expedition to showcase the power of wild places September 27, 2018 Boulder, CO https://info.nols.edu/boulder2018 October 4, 2018 Patagonia Store …
Butora’s Altura Climbing Shoe
Today there are hundreds of models of climbing shoes to choose from. But if you are looking for a climbing shoe that can smear, edge, climb cracks, and be comfortable enough to wear all day on multi-pitch routes, your options can be counted on one hand. A trad climbing shoe also needs to be …
Walami Trail -Tawian
On December 10 and 11th, Szu-ting Yi and I teamed up with Lonely Planet Asia to lead a backpacking trip into the mountains of Taiwan along the famous Walami Trail.
Yunnan : Discovering the Land of the Matriarch
Seven people travelled with LittlePo Adventures (littlepo.com) to Yunnan China. The group experienced a variety unique cultures, wondrous food options and had the opportunity to learn and practice Qigong (qigongdancing.com) in breathtakingly scenic natural environments. The travellers used the historic town of Lijiang as a hub to explore several areas of Yunnan Province including Legu …
During our pack speaking and guiding tour of Taiwan, we made a quick visit to the island of Penghu, Taiwan and enjoyed the food, wind and peaceful setting of this magical island.