Category Archives: Media

New Routing at Index

I recently had the pleasure of returning to an old project from last season at Index with a couple of good friends.  Last year, Mike Patz and his fiance Allesandra DeMarchis cruised up to Blues Cliff with me to  check out the routes there.  It didn’t take long for us to notice this clean arete above the 5.11, Cry Baby.

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Words to Live By

John Long has – well, long – been a hero of mine.  He manages to capture not only the voice of a whole generation of climbers in writing, but his physical voice gives such emphatic and dramatic significance to his words that you are left with his thoughts reverberating in your chest.  Here is a fantastic piece, from one of

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