It’s Raining Again

And again, I can't really be upset about it after the drought we've been having. We had a nice climb yesterday that was much harder on my arms than anything we'd done up until then, so I’m up for a break. I finally looked up the original dates of the two climbs we did, and... Continue Reading →

Risseweg, Rotspitz (Tirol)

Today we climbed the Risseweg (5c, 6a+, 5b, 5b, 5c). It was a bit expensive (8€ for the parking, 24€ per person for the gondola) but worth it. The Risseweg is on the east side of the Rotspitz. The rock was pretty rotten for the first pitch, then beautiful for the rest. The 2nd pitch... Continue Reading →

Total Repos

There is no way to describe the total lack of ambition to do anything today. Okay, I did laundry. I did a bit of work (a student needed a recommendation letter, and I forgot to share some documents with a colleague who is replacing me for one of my classes this year). But that's done... Continue Reading →

Innsbruck Redux

We're back in beautiful Innsbruck, running away from two days of bad weather in the Dolomites. I hope we can get back to there this season. It's hard to complain about them finally getting rain, since they've been having such a long drought there, but it's been a dream of mine to go back and... Continue Reading →

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