Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is Potrero Chico safe?

Update 2/24/2011: I’ve created a whole new website for Potrero Chico, and it has an excellent article on Potrero Chico safety. Is Potrero Chico safe? This is a very common question I’ve been hearing on climbing forums, from visitors, and … Continue reading

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My New Mexican Puppy!

I spent last weekend with my awesome Mexican friends in Monterrey and at a house south of Monterrey in the country side. We went for a hike to a nearby stream, and on the way back some of the girls … Continue reading

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Climbing At Potrero Chico

Climbing in El Potrero Chico, Mexico is an incredible experience for its fantastically huge and steep limestone walls with a lifetime of bolted sport routes. The name means “little corral”in Spanish. The area is pretty young, becoming popular in the … Continue reading

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Lessons From Living Out Of A Tent

Long term residence in a tent isn’t that hard, but still requires some extra thought. I’ve been here for 3 weeks now and have already moved/re-configured my tent three times. But I’ve got a pretty sweet setup. I’m staying in … Continue reading

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