Chris and I have been climbing in Rifle, CO for the past few weeks and have officially moved in to a room in Boulder with Chris’ pseudo parents, June and Vince.  Although we’ve had record temps here, it sure is nice to be away from Vegas during the ridiculously hot summer months.       […]

                                                                    Mon Pote Assis Climbing 5.14 was a goal that I never thought was possible for me.  Mon Pote Assis is the […]

Chris and I just got back from visiting a beautiful island called Isla Mujeres in Mexico, just east of Cancun.  We had the opportunity of spending a week here for Chris’s cousin’s wedding.  Erik and Valency were married on the beach in the most beautiful setting imaginable.                 […]

I want to extend a big thank you to Polly at Climb On!  I am a huge fan of her products.  As rock climbers, we all know the benefits of protecting our skin.  I use the Climb On! bar and lotion daily to be able to climb full time.  In the dry desert conditions of […]

Okay, so this recipe is almost like cheating.  If you only have 15 minutes to make a yummy meal, this is the one for you. What you need: 1/2 cup fresh basil1 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 box (6.6oz) whole wheat spaghetti (or linguini, angel hair, penne-whatever you prefer)2 freshly diced Roma tomatoes (cherry tomatoes are good […]

Yesterday morning Chris and I had the opportunity to ride horses in Red Rock Canyon thanks to Cowboy Trail Rides and our friend Tom Moulin.  Growing up, horses were my life- I was that obsessed little girl.  I rode and showed horses for ten years as a kid (it was the passion that climbing is […]

Thank you for visiting my site!  I feel like the luckiest girl in the world and have never been happier in my life.  Every day I am so thankful for the opportunity to pursue my passion to its fullest and hope to share my experiences and lessons learned. All the best! Heather

Heather and I have been using the new Petzl Ange biners (and quickdraws) for the past few months. Petzl’s Chuck Odette and Wolfgang Schweiger were kind enough to give us half a dozen draws to try out. Wolf was so confident that I’d like them that he asked me to post my honest thoughts about the […]

It takes discipline to stay awake for 24 hours. Especially when those hours include sport climbing, training, partying, and an all-night dance party on The Strip.When we stepped out of the club this morning the sun had already risen. By the time Heather and I, and our friends Jonathan Siegrist and Stacey Pearson got to […]

Chris and I have been having fun adventures together over the past 6 weeks…so much fun that I haven’t updated this blog in forever!  (I plan to be better about this in the future). We started off in Hueco Tanks State Park a week after my last day of work, planning on just a week […]