Beach Bouldering

Unfortunately, the Golden Era of Tampa Bay area buildering has passed with the destruction of the great lines at Fort Desoto.  No longer can you park in the lot on the beach, walk 30 seconds to the walls, put on your shoes and get a classic session in.  Fortunately, Egmont Key still provides fun climbing …


Beach Bouldering in Florida?

If Tiger Woods was a rock climber, his estate on Jupiter Island would be basecamp for the only bouldering in Florida. 80 miles north of Miami lies a pocket of beach-front land saved from development by the hard working people of The Nature Conservancy.  This land, Blowing Rocks Preserve, is also home to a great …


One From Memorial Day

Got out to Egmont Key to shoot a sunset piece over the holiday weekend.  Birds were everywhere, and the weather was even nice enough to build a few clouds for the shot.


Egmont Video

The crew headed to Egmont to enjoy the first cold front of the season.  Video pieced together from over 800 stills.


Paradise

Egmont Key – Fort Desoto’s hot sister, is home to not only thousands of nesting shore birds, but also some of Florida’s finest bouldering.  Battery Bigelow at Fort Dade on Egmont Key was destroyed by hurricanes in 1932 leaving behind gently overhung walls right at the waters edge.  While its no Virgin Gorda, the beach …