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 …


New Online Catalog

The High Exposures image database is now online and fully searchable – no small feat.  All images on the site are available electronically or as prints.  The catalog contains many images not found in the regular portfolio section of the site, and more are consistently being added. Don’t see what you’re looking for?  Get in …


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.


Rain in the Desert aka The Experience of Being There…

We often hear about the latest 5.TEEN or V-TEEN crushed by some ‘hard person’ from a magical land full of the best rock, the best routes and the best climbers. Flip the page or click next and then you get to read about someone doing it FASTER or in less tries or with only one …


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 …


Incredible…

What more can be said about California’s Sierra range?  The place has it all.  From damn near perfect weather and solid granite to pristine wilderness and amazing light shows every morning and evening.


Luchador Escalado

Deep in the desert of the American Southwest, as late night campfires slowly dwindle to piles of glowing embers, legends are told of a mystical creature with bright plumage and strong claws.  Few storytellers have encountered the creature, but they know well the amazing capabilities it possesses.  Able to subsist on most any type of …


A Week in the Creek aka the yurt don’t hurt

What’s better than a week in the desert?  A week in the desert in the yurt, of course.  Yes God made dirt, but Todd made yurt.  Do yourself a favor next time you’re in Indian Creek – get out of the wind and cold and into the yurt.  Check it out at yurtcation.com.   25 …


Free Glass Menagerie

In May 2007, Josh Finkelstein and Jennifer Sauer completed a free ascent of Looking Glass rock’s Glass Menagerie.  Check out the Rock & Ice spread in issue 162.  Click the photo below for the slideshow.