solynniesaid

on hiatus

Hello everyone, I’ve been working on a ton of new projects lately and have decided to put my blog on hiatus, including my work on my investigation into helmet history and culture in rock climbing. I promise it will be...

“personal choice”

I often marvel at the accomplishments of first-gen valley climbers. Standing at the foot of El Cap or Dawn Wall gives me butterflies in my stomach. My hands sweat just thinking about ascending something that magnificent. But what’s more impressive...

we’re doing what?

Sports are competitive… even if you’re not competing with anyone, and for that, I’m not much of an athlete. While it’s great that climbers have pushed the limits making climbing a recognized sport, for me, I guess I’m old school —...