Going home

I am now at McCarran airport waiting to get the red eye flight home. We climbed a couple of days in Red Rocks before rain forced us down to Jtree. In Jtree we met some of the climbers that Ian had been hanging out with, and we ended up hanging out with quite a group [...]

Rainy day

Sitting in Dunkin Doughnuts while it rains outside. I arrived at noon on Monday and we went out and climbed Birdland. We had a good day climbing a long route then watching a helicopter drop of some search and rescue guys for training. We met up with some climbers that allowed us to share their [...]

Sitting in Montreal airport

I got the 5am flight out of Saint John. We were delayed 40 minutes due to de-icing, but arrived without incident in Montreal. Then there is the long walk to the connection area, followed by the inevitable wait through customs. Everything went smoothly however it still takes time. I picked up a bottle of rum [...]

Joshua Tree

It is March Break and I am off to Las Vegas. Ian is picking me up at the airport, and we will be climbing in Red Rocks and JTree. I am off to an interesting start. There is a storm coming in so my flight out of Saint John has been cancelled, however, I have [...]

Final notes on India

This was my first real trip to India,  and I certainly learnt a few things; 1. India is nothing like Nepal.  I had expected there would be a lot in common, but there is basically nothing in common.  The Indians do not understand Nepalese,  so all the words learnt on my trips to Nepal where [...]