Month: August 2016

Wandering Through The Wilds

If you’ve taken a look at my Steep In bio you will know that the two loves of my life are the outdoors and the arts.  I get my energy from nature, wandering through it and soaking in all it has to teach me.  One of my favorite ways to experience the wilds over the past few years is through rock climbing.   I recently went on a trip to Yosemite National Park to test myself against the granite walls of the Valley and the alpine domes of Tuolumne.  Even as one of the most popular parks in the country, Yosemite is still home to some of the most profound adventures in the vertical world.  From climbing and descending 1600 feet of rock in a day to pulling over roofs and climbing 30 some feet above my last piece of protection, Yosemite pushed my mind and body in the way only nature can. My favorite music tends to give me a similar sense of adventure and wonder at the beauty of this world.  The playlist …