July 2022: Pine Creek/Rock Creek, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Amazing Sierra granite with great trad and sport routes. Located in between Bishop and Mammoth, this area is mostly a summertime area since the elevation sees enough snowfall to affect climbing. Camping: French Camp in Rock Creek Rock Creek Pine Creek

May 2022: Tahquitz & Suicide Rock, Idyllwild

Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks are the premiere multi-pitch traditional crags in Southern California and offer numerous climbs of all levels from one to seven pitches in length. The rock at both Tahquitz and Suicide is a high-quality granite that varies from smooth and nearly featureless in spots to rough and grainy in others with most […]

April 2022: Red Rock Canyon, NV

Red Rock: a few thousand routes, generally warm weather, every kind climbing from short sport routes to big 20-pitch outings, nearby Las Vegas for off-rock activities. Camping at Red Rock Canyon State Park Group sites

February 2022: New Jack City

New Jack City (NJC), also known as Sawtooth Canyon, is a sport climbing destination in the high desert near Barstow, CA. With more than 450 sport climbs ranging from 5.6 – 5.13 scattered across the high desert, New Jack City offers something for climbers of all abilities. Camping at Sawtooth Campground

January 2022: Joshua Tree, Indian Cove

Join us for our annual Joshua Tree trip. Camping will be in Indian Cove Group Sites 3, 7, and 11. Indian Cove is a stand-alone section of the park, located to the north of the main park and around 1000 feet lower in elevation. This, plus the fact that it is relatively sheltered, make it […]

December 2021: Malibu Creek State Park

Malibu Creek State Park is a state park established in 1974 to preserve the Malibu Creek canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains west of Los Angeles. The park encompasses 8,215 acres and offers a wide variety of quality sport climbing and developed bouldering, as well as, excellent top-rope routes on the Planet of the Apes […]

October 2021: St. George, UT

This large state park boasts a little of everything, from short sport clip-ups to mixed multi-pitch routes or even long, infrequently traveled adventure climbs. I have only sampled the area, but am writing it up here to get the ball rolling. The crags are sandstone, some reminiscent of the good stuff at Red Rock, NV, […]

August 2021: Courtright Reservoir

Courtright Reservoir is located in one of the most superb geological areas of California. Bare granite domes rise from the shores of Courthright Reservoir and above the deep canyon cut by Helms Creek located at the north end of the lake.