hiking, travel

Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Note: if ever doing an experience like this again, bring chapstick with sunblock. Severely chapped lips are the worst. They are so swollen and blistered, it hurts to open my mouth. Peeling off layers of lip skin is satisfying but painful and gross. Pretty sure lip blisters are one of the most horrifying things ever.… Continue reading Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

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climbing, travel

Pizza and Beer and Climbing

Climbing and pizza go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like climbing and beer really. And let me tell you, we definitely had our fill of beer and pizza and climbing on our cross country climbing road trip. In the last post, I shared my miserable climbing fails in the New, bailing off 5.8s, and… Continue reading Pizza and Beer and Climbing


Maybe I Should Find a New Sport

Climbing. It’s been a love-hate relationship lately. I could say that the few days we climbed at The New were spent crushing climbs and sending everything, but it wasn’t. It was me getting stuck and scared on 5.7s and 5.8s. I could say that it was the best time ever, that the weather was perfect… Continue reading Maybe I Should Find a New Sport