Summer has gone

The long climbing Summer is flying away. It starts feeling like this in the Pacific Northwest when you look at the weather forecasts for surrounding climbing areas, and you see high chances of rain, and a sudden temperature drop. We are still able to steal a few climbs in the area before the winter comes…

Trout Creek – 9/6/2015 – 9/7/2015

We only got two days of climbing in Trout Creek, but that was plenty since the routes are steep, physical, and thus mentally challenging (for me!). Trout Creek got me obsessed with climbing last year. if I wasn’t prior to that. There aren’t any easy routes, and the ones rated below 5.10- are usually wide…

Beacon Rock – 8/15/2015

Since the weather in the mountains looked good only one day, Aaron and I decided to try a new crag. beacon Rock is actually not too far from Tacoma. Why haven’t we been there before? Oh, maybe because there is nothing easy besides the really popular “SouthEast corner”. These days I have been ok, starting…