Adirondacks (map)

Simon and Lori at the belay on top of pitch 1; the lovely yellow lichen is characteristic of the south face
Direct South Face

Simon silhouetted against the sky on Apollo Tucker
Apollo Tucker

High in the corner of the third pitch of Hard Times
Hard Times

Simon leading the second pitch of Positive Thinking, Poko
Positive Thinking

Chris and Simon on the top of the ramp on the Diagonal, Wallface

Chilliwack (Canada) (map)

Simon at the bivy on Slesse
Northeast Buttress

Triumph on Slesse with Simon's glasses half eaten by rats
Northeast Buttress

Cordillera Real (Bolivia) (map)

High camp
Southwest Face, Normal Route

Arrival in Cocoyo
Southwest Face, Normal Route

Establishing base camp
Southwest Face, Normal Route

Simon wanders up the glacier between Camp I and II
Southwest Face, Normal Route

Expedition photo taken by a local in the town of Cocoyo (taken during the trek back from base camp to Sorata)

Travel to Sorata

Cuzco (Peru) (map)

Entering a local restaurant in Cuzco

The gang poses on the Inca Trail

Group on day 3 of the Inca Trail

The group poses in front of an Inca wall

El Potrero Chico (Mexico) (map)

Lucie, Simon, and John cooking

Simon rapping off the second spire
Aguja Cielo Rey

Simon leading high on Snot Girlz
Snott Girlz

Golden, Colorado (map)

Two themes of our climbing trip to Colorado -- Hemp, and "Just put it off"

Joshua Tree (map)

Simon, waiting for his morning coffee

The whole gang

Following up the sharp edges of Solid Gold; this climb is quite the finger shredder
Solid Gold

Simon leading the lower section of Solid Gold
Solid Gold

Lumpy Ridge (map)

Tailgate party after a day of climbing

Hiking into Lumpy for the day

Relaxing after climbing Fat City/Cheap Date; note the "Texas-sized" rack (Easterners!)

Simon leading the first pitch (5.8); Will belaying
Fat City

Pompey (map)

Simon with wild hair at a house party

Red River Gorge (map)

Allen and Simon having beers around camp

John cleaning the pitch on Crazy Fingers
Crazy Fingers

Salmon River Falls (map)

Checking out the questionable rock near a column on the upper wall
Emergency Release

Simon leads a column that forms near the Gorge Trail; main falls in the background

Simon leading the main downstream flow
Salmon Steak

Simon high up on the main downstream flow
Salmon Steak

Simon placing his first screw
Salmon Steak

Simon leads a fat WI4
The Ice Hatchery

Syracuse (map)

Cuttin' some rug

Small talk

Eric checkin' out Kristen

Simon pouring beer over Kristen's head

Random drinking


Vilcanota (Peru) (map)

Horses crossing the stream

Descending from the high point on Auzangate
East Face

Topping out on the headwall
East Face

Breakfast on the trek

Camp above the lake, drying out tents

Tres Amigos near Pachanta