The Prow Wall (5.14a)

My climbing partner @tomhwright had a tough skin day today up on the mountain – Tom is a bit of a super hero. After my previous partner bailed early this morning, Tom woke up from his warm, cozy bed and offered to support me on my second ground up mission to free the 8 pitch…

What I’ve Learned (full interview) R&I

Greetings from Spain, it’s been a while since I’ve had the time to sit down and write anything substantial.  I’ve been more busy this year than ever before with family life, climbing, hang boards, traveling, training and taking pictures, and whatever spare time I do find, I usually fall asleep, ha ha.  But, today I…

Castles in the Sky

Words by Sonnie Photos by Ben Moon “Building Castles in the Sky” is an old Irish proverb for daydreamers who never taken any action. Obviously, it’s a derogatory comment geared towards big planners, the ones who walk around spraying about their colossal ideas, hyping up their visions, but who, at the end of the day,…

TALL STOREY!

Happy Civic Day Long Weekend my fellow ‘Eh’ people.  I’m sitting in a cafe in trundy Kitsilano, Vancouver.  “Trundy” is a new word I just made up right now, it means Trendy and Yuppy at the same time.  But clearly my need to make fun, simply advertises my jealousy for such a tidy neighborhood.  I…

TICK!

A bit cloudy this weekend and a bit of rain (finally), much cooler than it’s been in the past as well. Which is good if you’re trying to send your projects. My mom and dad were in town, so I had to hang up the shoes for the weekend myself, but someone else was out…