The World’s Hardest Sport Climbs

The world of sport climbing has progressed in leaps and bounds since the days of the first 5.13 (The Phoenix in Yosemite) which was done by Ray Jardine in 1977. Standards have continued to increase, year over year, reaching a high point in 1991 when Wolfgang Gullich sent the now incredibly famous “Action Direct”, the…

Climbing Mt. Tupper

We have a habit of hitting the snooze button. This works great for Saturday mornings when all you really want to accomplish is making coffee, but it doesn’t work quite as well for alpine starts. 5:00am came quickly … after a few snooze delays, I finally rolled out of our incredibly warm double sleeping bag…