(Barely) Back to 14,000 Feet

Chris, Joe and I ventured down to Gunnison and Lake City this past weekend to check out my brother's new house and go on some adventures. The adventures we were looking for can most accurately be described by the footwear each of us brought: ski boots, hiking shoes, climbing shoes, and flip flops. We got … Continue reading (Barely) Back to 14,000 Feet


Operation Moose Drool

I woke up five minutes before my alarm, unable to remember the night before.  The sun's first rays were coming in the window, with anticipation for a warm May day in Colorado.  I knew I had to get to the airport, there was no time to spare. Airport check-in flew by, and I breezed my … Continue reading Operation Moose Drool

Finding a Cause of Snirt

I feel like every outdoorsy person in Colorado takes at least one trip to the Utah desert every spring so that we can regain color in our skin, and also to realize there is more to life than 4am wake-ups and afternoon post-holing in brown slush. I am no exception, so I was happy to … Continue reading Finding a Cause of Snirt

The Unemployment Chronicles Part 3 – Trashpile Productions

My buddy Owen has been making some radical movies under the Trashpile Productions name since he lost his job a few months ago. I made it into this episode, as well as the Ruby Hill Rail Jam I missed out on while I was at the X Games. Footage of me is from a couple … Continue reading The Unemployment Chronicles Part 3 – Trashpile Productions

Sinks Canyon

Well, after having a hard time trying to get people to rally into the mountains for the extended weekend, my plans for the Eolus group or Castle/Conundrum for some Memorial Day mountaineering were foiled by high prices, apathy, and no one's interest in snow right now. So I ended up going with Darcy, Jenny, and … Continue reading Sinks Canyon

Three Weekends with the Alpine Club

Hey all- I've been super busy with school and whatnot, but I thought I'd share some of the stuff I've been doing with the DU Alpine Club the last three weeks. Click any picture or title for a photo-album of the trip. Hiking in the Flatirons Climbing in Castlewood Canyon Photo Credits: Mark Lopez Rafting … Continue reading Three Weekends with the Alpine Club