Tag: California

Perfect Sierra Slab Climbing on Moonlight Madness 5.9, Shuteye Ridge

Perfect Sierra Slab Climbing on Moonlight Madness 5.9, Shuteye Ridge

Moonlight Madness is a multi-pitch rock climbing route on the 1,000 ft face of Big Sleep Dome at Shuteye Ridge in California. It climbs slab and knobs up beautiful Sierra Nevada granite to a summit with beautiful views. Alexa and I climbed this on August 1st, 2020.

Hiking Mount Givens in the John Muir Wilderness

Hiking Mount Givens in the John Muir Wilderness

Mount Givens is a peak in the John Muir Wilderness near Kaiser Pass. It is a moderate hike from the White Bark Vista point and provides excellent views of the central Sierra Nevada Mountains. I hiked this with Alexa and Heidi the dog on July 19th, 2020.

A Quick Climb of Fresno Dome South Pillar, 5.7

A Quick Climb of Fresno Dome South Pillar, 5.7

Fresno Dome is a 600′ granite dome located near Oakhurst, California. It has several multi and single pitch climbs on it, including South Pillar, 5.7 YDS, 4 Pitches. I climbed this with my wife Alexa on July 20th 2020.

Climbing at Tiger Cage – Courtright Reservoir

Climbing at Tiger Cage – Courtright Reservoir

Tiger Cage is a single pitch rock climbing crag located at Courtright Reservoir, California. It hosts over a dozen routes on high quality and aesthetic rock. Alexa and I climbed here on July 3rd, 2020

Climbing Tollhouse Traverse – Tollhouse Rock

Climbing Tollhouse Traverse – Tollhouse Rock

Tollhouse Rock is a 600′ granite dome located about an hour northeast of Fresno, California. It hosts several multi and single pitch climbs including Tollhouse Traverse, 5.5 YDS, 4 Pitches. I climbed this with my wife Alexa on June 16th 2020.

A Day of Solitude on Goat Mountain – Kings Canyon National Park

A Day of Solitude on Goat Mountain – Kings Canyon National Park

Goat Mountain is a non-technical peak in Kings Canyon National Park. The most common access is via the Copper Creek Trail. It can be done overnight or in a big day. I opted to hike it in a big and tiring day June 10th, 2020.