Monthly Archives: February 2011

Exploration of a Different Sort

When I was a child (and my parents can attest to this), I was fascinated by the US Space Program.   I lived, breathed, and dreamed NASA all day.  It was my goal to be an astronaught, and I eagerly … Continue reading

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And Check This Out!

Seriously…cool…

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Yeah, Black Diamond!

It’s getting warmer out; the high this past week has been in the high 50’s and low 60’s, and even though it has been getting cooler in the evening, it is no longer dipping below freezing.  This means that the … Continue reading

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Now You Can WATCH Mountain Ramblings Too!

I realized recently that simply writing about the mountain adventures that my friends and I find ourselves in isn’t sufficient. And I realized that the key to this dilemma is an old saying: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” … Continue reading

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Crazy Mountain Biking Video

Hey folks, you have got to see this.  These guys do some of the coolest stuff with bikes I’ve ever seen.  There is a moment of “adult language” at 0:44, but other than that it’s good clean fun.

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Goggles!

Remember when I said that skiing without googles through blown snow makes it feel like your face is being sandblasted? Well. We got ski goggles! They were a steal too; only $24.99 each.  We got them at Dick’s Sporting Goods … Continue reading

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How Caving Actually Is.

For those of you who read my opinion of Sanctum a few days ago, consider this a follow up.  I spent a great morning today with my Dad and a gang of boy scouts exploring a local cave.  We had … Continue reading

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