Adventure: New Mexico Training

Up at 5AM for coffee. The sun just a faint tint of blue behind the Sangres. The coffee goes so fast. I want more but decide no. Some weird gluten free breakfast mix that kinda looks and tastes like oatmeal … Read More

Adventure: Climb

I know what you are thinking? Those shoes are pink. They ALMOST look like they date back to say the early 1990’s when those colors were in season. But wait, those colors are in season again. Right? So I could … Read More

Read: Denali’s Howl

Things did not end well. I have zero interest in climbing the high mountains, nor do I want to visit the “Death Zone,” before I’m at least 80 and preferably while I’m poolside in Boca, but for some reason I … Read More

Read: Buried in the Sky

I have no interest in climbing high mountains. Well, let’s say anything over about 14,000 feet. I’ve been higher in the Andes, but it wasn’t a pure climb unless you consider a Mercedes Sprinter Van “unassisted climbing.” Things like Everest … Read More

Read: Alone on the Wall

If you don’t know of Alex Honnold prepare to have your mind blown. A little context. I made my first attempt at rock climbing in about 1990 while attending the University of Texas in Austin. I was assigned to make … Read More