Just like everybody else, I am moving on the life path. And most of the time, my progress is slow. But inch-by-inch and day-by-day along the path, I have met people, done things, heard words that have constantly guided me to where I am now and shaped me into who I am today. This site is an attempt to preserve those memories.

July 23rd, 2016

Today is going to be special. I am on my way to Yosemite to climb the Regular Northwest Face on Half Dome. It will be my first big wall. And, I will be climbing it with a total stranger.

(Half Dome, viewed from Washington Column.)
I have left the Bay Area early this morning and now parked outside …more…

June 19th, 2016

No Mountains too high, for you to climb
All you have to do is have some climbing faith…

My expectations for Yosemite are low, very low. I'm talking about my up coming vacation.
Remember E, my once life partner and now best friend, a key non-player in my recent off-topic Astroman trip report? …more…

April 30th, 2016

Postscript: After a month, I posted a modified version of this same report to SuperTopo (link). To my relief, the comments have been positive.
Ever since I came back to outdoor climbing in October last year,  I’ve been dreaming about returning to Astroman, one of the crown jewels of Yosemite free …more…

March 20th, 2016

Please add me to the list of men and women who onsighted Twilight Zone.
I took a leap. After all, I am a gym climber and here is the apparent evidence.
I don't know what got into me — when it comes to leaping over anything, I'm usually like this:

No, no leap please. …more…

March 6th, 2016

My Supertopo Thread (which did not receive much love). :p
We climbers in the Bay Area are fortunate to have access to the carefully crafted cracks at the three Planet Granite gyms: San Francisco, Sunnyvale, and Belmont. I've visited gyms outside of the PG Bay Area system. …more…

October 17th, 2015

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