Monthly Archives: April 2011

Other Recent Outdoor Adventures

Life hasn’t been all vertical rescue, lifeguarding, and schoolwork for Melissa and I.  We’ve had a couple other fun outdoor adventures as well.  For times sake, I’ll just present a quick list. 1.  Caving at Lost World Caverns:  Lost World … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Busy Couple of Weeks

You may have noticed that things have been a bit quiet lately around Mountain Ramblings; no, I am not about to suddenly stop posting, and the blog isn’t going anywhere.  The fact of the matter is I’ve been horrendously busy. … Continue reading

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Favorites from Banff Mountain Film Festival

Just for the record, I didn’t go to the Banff Mountain Film Festival.  However, I’ve found something cool.  On Youtube, National Geographic has been posting short excerpts from some of the films submitted to Banff; they are excellent, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Why Does This Always Happen On My Days Off?

Just a question; why, why why is the weather so nasty on my days off?  Take this past week.  The weather was beautiful; sunny, with temperatures in the upper 60’s and even mid 70’s.  I was so excited because I … Continue reading

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We Just Don’t Learn…

Remember my earlier post about movies based on outdoor adventure activites?  And how I said they never live up to expectations? Well. We’re going to watch Vertical Limit, which is the mac-daddy, big cheese, “Oh-crap-here-comes-the-Hindenburg,” mother of all stupid outdoor … Continue reading

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