Friday, December 21, 2007

Favorite Books read in 2007

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt
Omnivores Dilemna by Michael Pollan
The Beatles by Hunter Davies
I am America by Stphen Colbert
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Innocent Man by John Grisham
Into the Wild by John Krakauer
Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright
Measure of a Man by Sydney Poitier
On Writing by Stephen King
Takedown by Rick Cowan
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Raising money for non-profits on eBay

just raised some $1050 for three cool non-profits by selling new/used climbing gear and clothing from my closet.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Great climbing story: second ascent of a Zion big wall

My friend Ryan Frost wrote the most hilarious trip report i have ever read. (I am a little biased because it mentions me a few times.) Its about the second ascent of Drop Zone, a big wall in Zion National Park i made the first ascent of 10 years ago with Dougald MacDonald.

Check the story