Climbing in the summer months is hot. Sometimes you need to wake up early to get your routes done, the reward can be gorgeous views like this.
A Sunset on the dream like white sand dunes of New Mexico
Sometimes driving through obscure corners of the country can lead to fun discoveries. Old buildings hint at unknown stories of the past.
Sometimes it is best to walk into the desert without any beta or a plan. You don't always get the best climbs in this way, but exploration is part of the experience just as much as crushing hard lines.
In anticipation of a climb, many emotions are experienced. Here Corey scopes desert splitters, perhaps contemplating what will happen next, or maybe he's just thinking about when lunch time will be...
Some people might say the purpose of climbing is for the view, while that may not be the only reason to climb, it certainly is a fantastic aspect.
The dramatic features of El Capitan are outlined by mist after a night of rain in Yosemite Valley.
The view from the summit of Half Dome is inimitable. Especially at sunset, and especially when experienced with good friends.
The morning after a rainstorm on top of El Capitan revealed a gorgeous view of Half Dome shrouded in clouds.
Vanellope, at my family's home away from home in Northern California. The sky opened up and made for some playful lighting over green and brown rolling hills on the drive in.