go to amazing
your own power
your own skill
with a dog
Who I am
I am a southern Arizona rock climber, an
American Mountain Guides Association Certified Rock
Instructor, and a
Professional Climbing Guides Institute Certified Multipitch
Guide. I have been climbing around 130 days per year
for 17 years.
What I do
My goal is to raise the
bar of southern Arizona climbing by:
1) producing and distributing excellent, firsthand topos for climbs in southern
Arizona (Toofast's Topos),
2) providing solid, credentialed, and affordable guiding and instruction,
3) restoring and
traditional climbs in cooperation with the ASCA,
4) role-modeling a ground-up, low impact, traditional ethic in my own climbing,
5) producing equipment
to replace climbing hardware as cleanly as possible,
and 6) testing common climbing myths
with actual experiences and measurements.
***COCHISE STRONGHOLD GUIDEBOOK PROGRESS: We
anticipate having the first version available in May or June!
10 tips to reduce/avoid
Some further reading...
Some words about my friend Erica