Peter Fest Four

An irreverent look back at PeterFestFour. Valentines Day Weekend | Sandstone Ice Park | Sandstone, MN Are we really still doing this? PeterFest. rePeterFest. 3PeterFest. I suppose next year everyone will want PeterVFest or something; held at the Hilton with D'Amico and Sons catering the affair. We've gotten soft. Or, was that the best PeterFest … Continue reading Peter Fest Four


2015 ABS Youth Nationals

The 2015 ABS Youth National Championship is happening right now at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. As I write this, I am, for the first time ever, able to watch a live stream of the action online. For a handful of years, Louder Than 11 has streamed the ABS Open Nationals with commentators and commercials … Continue reading 2015 ABS Youth Nationals

Climb MN Gear

Now available in the Twin Cities Rock Climbing shop:       Options at the shop include color, sizing, relax fit vs. fitted, t-shirts/hoodies/mugs and more.      Show your pride with a Climb MN or Meetup tee today! See more at the shop.      Twin Cities Rock Climbing Shop:

Double Dip; Joshua Tree, CA

Setting Goals: 2015 Edition

In 2013, I set some climbing goals.  Climb Sigma, arguably the best 5.12 in Minnesota, and send all the pesky 5.11+ climbs in Red Wing that I was continually one-hanging.  Goal met.In 2014, I set a goal of climbing 40 climbs in a day for my 40th birthday; "the birthday challenge".  Goal met.Now, I'm looking … Continue reading Setting Goals: 2015 Edition