Forward, not straightforward.
I am sitting on a couple months of raw photos and video and an incredible couple of stories and blogs from this summers foray into the Wind River Range and then City of Rocks in Idaho.


The only problem is, my life is a series of plane flights and frantic back and forths–fragmented into cardboard boxes, backpacks and bags. That doesn’t lend itself to processing and rolling out media. Hell, just…

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Team LivingVertical video
Here is a short promo edit that I put together to help stoke the fires for our Team LivingVertical expedition film series. We have till June 1st to meet our funding goal and raise funds for Insulin For Life USA. We can go and climb without a budget–that part is simple. Sharing it and producing a finished work that will live beyond…

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A sigh for help

A sigh for help

I don’t know a nice way to ease into what I’ve got to say, so I’m just going to go for it. The fire’s gone out. Something’s gotta change.

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Truncated version: I am going to start focusing my energy elsewhere. Working for a few likes on Facebook here and there won’t feed a family.

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Over the last several years I have put everything I have and am into LivingVertical–because I wanted to send a…

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Zion Timelapse from Living Vertical on Vimeo.

Last week we attempted Moonlight Buttress in ZNP. It rained. We bailed. I shot this timelapse during our time here and the full story of why we are climbing can be found at!

A few photos from the time we spent climbing in Joshua Tree recently. Today is day 76 of 365—visit the blog to read more about Project 365: the mission to climb for a solid year with no days off to beat type 1 diabetes.

A little something I whipped up while rope soloing at Mission Gorge this past week. For more on our project (and to find out why I am climbing every day with no rest days for one year) check out