Archive for May, 2007

Eva & Lester Wedding Weekend

Sunday, May 27th, 2007

June Mountain Vista from Ultimate field High Altitude Ultimate-What a Blast! Eva & Lester June Mountain

Eva & Lester Tie the Knot at June Mountain!

They do it in the coolest way possible-by having a destination style wedding in the picturesque setting of the Sierras. From the opening BBQ to the ending hot springs soak & hike, we were razzle-dazzled. The two of them are such a fun pair to be around on any normal weekend, but this weekend, they really kicked it into high gear! (more…)

Red Rocks – Tunnel Vision – Trip Report

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

Clare & Rachel White Rock Springs in the AM The Leader Racking up Rachel Looking Gorgeous at 6th Belay of Tunnel Vision

Rachel Chilly Willy on Top of Tunnel VisionClare Victorious on Tunnel VisionTunnel Vision Champs Clare & Rachel

On Cinco De Mayo, Rachel & I left her casa at 07:00 for the soft & supple sandstone of Red Rocks. We left the truck at 8:20am, were climbing Tunnel Vision at 11:00am, topped out at 4:45pm, got back to our packs by 6:15pm, and were back at the truck at 7pm.

The temperature was supposed to get up to 70, but the high felt more like 60 up there. With very brisk, gusty winds, and the occasional passing stormfronts we felt chilled all day. On one of the pitches, my fingers felt on the verge of numbness-but the warmth radiating inside the sandstone pockets kept me going. (more…)