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Off Width Climbing – Sadistic Tendencies

It takes some Sadistic Tendencies to climb off width cracks. As well as some creative climbing to climb this new unclimbed Gem call Sadistic Tendencies 23 ish. After reading about some of the local cracks in the Pulse’s Blog, we got psyched to search for some more gems around the place.  Rope road was the logical place to start. It started

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jmanpiperOff Width Climbing – Sadistic Tendencies

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Patagonia (Part IV)One day Patagonia Dreaming, the Next day Climbing

  I have discovered where the Pro in Procrastination came from. Trad climbers are good at this. Myself being at Pro at Procrastinating, I thought Id better finish this trail of Patagonia Posts. Finishing a trip report is almost like the ending of a good dream. you don’t want it to happen. trying to stretch it out as long as possible. Watching

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jmanpiperPatagonia (Part IV)One day Patagonia Dreaming, the Next day Climbing

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Patagonia dreaming Part III

El Chalten Patagonia Being shut down by the weather and forced to spend time in El Chalten wasn’t so bad. There were half a dozen bakeries, several small grocery stores, heaps of out door shops and  lots of dogs to pat. All at the base of the valley with the peaks of Cerro Torre and Fitzroy in view at every

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jmanpiperPatagonia dreaming Part III

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Patagonia Dreaming Part 2 (Thanks for waiting!)

How big is big?  What is the Scale of things. Does size really matter. On the way in to El Chalten, looking out the bus window. We were lucky to have superb clear weather. This allowed us to enjoy the  magical view of the Patagonian Mts. Surreal! This is something that use to only existed in magazines or climbing videos.

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jmanpiperPatagonia Dreaming Part 2 (Thanks for waiting!)

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Patagonia Dreaming Part 1

The word PATAGONIA is most often these days associated with a outdoor clothing company brand. But more importantly and in the real world, Patagonia is an Outdoor enthusiasts dream destination and more importantly again Patagonia is a Climbers Alpine wonderland. Located on the southern section of the Andes mountain range, A geological phenomenon in own right. In the Southern part of Argentina, South America.

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jmanpiperPatagonia Dreaming Part 1