Author Archives: Matt

Traceability

Those numbers, the ones you see on your Petzl carabiners mean something here’s what it is and it depends on the year it was manufactured. before 2017: The number on this Gri Gri reads 11 159 FI 7996.  What does … Continue reading

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On Winter’s Doorstep?

What do you think? Will winter arrive after thanksgiving?  We hope so.  It’s our favorite time of year. So that said, it’s time to make your winter reservations.  December has plenty of available dates.  December 18 and 19 are currently … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Cragging

I know this topic is dear to many in the conservation and climbing preservation circles. However, as climbing becomes more popular, we, as climbers need to be more careful in how we treat our precious resources.  As a colleague recently … Continue reading

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Back from the Tetons and We’re hitting the Ground Running!

I’ve been back from the Tetons for a few days. Here are a few of my favorite images from the summer.  Get ready, and start planning now for 2018. Since then, we’ve been out climbing with Marty and Peter, Annie … Continue reading

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Climbing with Casi and Kate

It’s always a fun time climbing with Casi and Kate. They bring their tickets and we climb very interesting things. The sheer athleticism they bring to the table in addition to their climbing skill means we get to push a … Continue reading

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