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 …


Adventure Surf in the Gomex | Round 2

As a strong cold front barreled its way across the Southeast, plans emerged to check out Egmont Key for potential surf.  After a promising exploratory mission to Shell Key a few weeks prior, the gang was psyched to see what a stronger system would produce wave-wise in the Gulf of Mexico. The front pushed through …


Adventure Surf in the Gomex

The numerous islands off the southern coast of St Petersburg in the Gulf of Mexico have long intrigued many for their unkown surf potential, but the logistics of actually getting there pose quite a barrier.  On Tuesday, it all came together.  Though not the head high glass every surfer dreams of, the pounding beach break …