South America Backpacking Packing List

South America Backpacking Packing List

It can be tough to know what to bring and what to leave behind when you’re setting out to travel, but that’s the beauty of the internet and blogs these days, and that’s why I put together this South America backpacking packing list with everything I brought with me… My buddy Jeff and I will be jumping on a plane …

Reel Rock Deleted Scene – La Dura Comida

Climbing Magazine called it “Must watch”, Reel Rock Film Tour said “It’s pretty epic!”, and Youtube user rocaybeta exclaimed “excellent!!! I literally cried”. A few weeks ago I put together a short, humorous video I titled Reel Rock Deleted Scene – La Dura Comida. If you haven’t seen it, it’s essentially a mash up of Chris Sharma climbing sounds with …

Coyote Gulch Backpacking in Grand Staircase Escalante

Backpacking Coyote Gulch in Grand Staircase Escalante

I spent a few days exploring Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah back in May. The highlight for me was backpacking Coyote Gulch just off of Hole-in-the-Rock Road… though it is technically in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, most begin the Coyote Gulch hike within Grand-Staircase Escalanate. This was a hike that came highly recommended by multiple people–I asked for recommendations …