A Pre-Kyrgyz Thanks

(Istanbul airport: confronting a daze with a tiny cup) Nik and I are en route to Kyrgyzstan, and it’s Big Walls or Bust!! $600 dollars later in excess baggage fees, we meet up in JFK airport within the hour and then it’s Istanbul to Bishkek. On these trips with major logistics, is the mantra ‘one…

Freeing El Corazon with Nik Berry

Good job Nik actually writing something about our free climb up El Cap last June 2012. We had a fulfilling adventure and I even had some fun in the mix. Perhaps my favorite non-climbing moment was sitting in the portaledge on our third evening. The sun was setting and we’d just freed the hardest pitches…