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.

Trip Pictures

Tucker Tech climbing Ancient Art, on the Fisher Towers, Utah.

Brad MacArthur climbing in the Lake Arrowhead Pinnacles.

Jerod McFarlin in Tuolumne Meadows

Alberto Ramirez hanging out at the belay on Jubilant Song, Red Rocks

Abram Rubiner at Keller Peak, Running Springs, S.B. Mtns.

Dan Thiele, morning on a hanging bivy, Moonlight Buttress, Zion

Randi Ball climbing Tree Route, Dome Rock, Sequoia Needles.

David Aldama doing the math on Vector Analysis.