Sam's photos from rock climbing and ice climbing around the world.
Cathedral Peak in Tuolumne Meadows, CA. We climbed a couple hundred feet of this one and then got rained out. Definitely have to go back and give this one another shot.
Jeff topping out on Pitch 15 of Royal Arches after 1400 feet of climbing in Yosemite. What a great climb!
Stellar day of climbing at the "Hell Hole" in the Catskill Mountains, NY.
Geronimo! in Joshua Tree National Park, California.
Hanging Out on Looking Glass Rock in North Carolina.
Michael-John-Jacob-Jingleheimer-Schmidt doing some super secret ice climbing in Ohio. Shh...
Climbing High Exposure at the Shawangunks in Upstate NY.
Is it a big cactus? Is it a mini-palm tree? The iconic Joshua Tree in its natural habitat - Joshua Tree National Park in California.
Climbing the Lion's Share in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York.
Laura climbing an icy waterfall at Red River Gorge in Kentucky.
Qbert breaking through a sea of clouds in the early morning light on Mount Rainer in Washington.
Mudfalcon on the photo finish of Bedtime for Bonzo at the Red River Gorge in Kentucky.
This furry little mountain marmot hung around the camping area at 11,000 ft on Long's Peak in Colorado just waiting for climbers to abandon backpacks so he could steal their food.
Climbing at Boat Rock Preserve in a suburb near Atlanta, GA. These amazing boulders were slated to be dynamited (as others have been) for housing development but were saved by the Southeast Climbers Coalition.
Mattey on Eureka! at Global Village, Red River Gorge, Kentucky.
J dialing in the crux on Fodda at Roadside Crag at Red River Gorge, Kentucky.
Skiing in the Rockies at Winter Park in Colorado.
The surreal landscape of Yosemite Valley, California, the birthplace of modern rockclimbing.
LJ working up the striking 3rd-pitch dihedral of the Great Arch at Stone Mountain, North Carolina.
Exploring a Secret Lagoon at Long's Point in Summersville Lake, West Virginia.
Fall sunset atop Eagle Point Buttress at Red River Gorge in Kentucky.
Caving on a cold winter day somewhere in Kentucky.
The idyllic Eldorado Canyon, Colorado.
LJ staring up at 3000 ft of rock while climbing the Pine Line at the base of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, CA.
Mudfalcon on Jaws at New River Gorge in West Virginia.
LJ Topping out on the second pitch of the amazing Diamond in the Crack at Red River Gorge.
This is a picture of my No. 36 SLCD that I created for a shop class. The cams are cut out of 3/4" plywood, the axle is 1/2" DIA and the stem is a 2x4 with a broomstick for the trigger.
Here is the Mini-Guide to Deep Water Bouldering at Summersville Lake in West Virginia: