Hurricane (surf) Season

The waters of the Gulf, Caribbean and Atlantic are heating up.  How long until the swell is pumping?  I dug up a few shots of Anna Maria doing its thing during Hurricane Wilma:     Nice little Caribbean Vid:  


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.


Tampa Area Buildering Guide

Are you a rock climber stuck in Florida? Are you in desperate need of vertical terrain to challenge your bluff scaling needs? Look no further because here’s your holy grail:


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 …


Storming the fort.

Climbing is where you find it.  Some people have marvelous crags a mere stone’s throw from their homes, while others (namely us Floridians) may not be so fortunate.  Those not blessed with the presence of rocks nearby have taken to the streets in search of human creations upon which to feed their hunger. Skyscrapers, freeway …


Urbanity

Check out the buildering feature titled ‘Urbanity’ in this months Urban Climber magazine.