Where Are They Now?

This isn’t going to be like the T.V. Show “Where are they now?”, featuring past celebrities. No, this is just a regular update on where we are for those that are wondering… As of this writing, we have been in Squamish, British Columbia for 2 ½ months and we love it so much that we…

#Vanlife Meals

When I first met Alex, he had made the choice to eat the same thing everyday. For him, food didn’t matter, it was just a source of energy. So for two years, he ate a tempeh sandwich with lettuce, tomato, red onion, mustard, and vegannaise. EVERY DAY for two years, Alex ate the same thing….

Top 5 Questions People Ask Climbers

This post will be touch upon some of the questions that we, as climbers, often get. Lets get started! Whats that on your back? This one is very typical and applies to climbers that boulder. When climbers boulder (climb on boulders,) they will typically be carrying a large object on their back that looks like…

#Vanlife with Animals (The True Vanlifers)

We are three years into living full time in our van(home) with our pet cat, Lily. I wanted to shed some light in what it is like bringing a pet cat on the road. Lily is a true vanlifer, as she has never left the van. She is fully indoor, and has been declawed (by…

What I’ve learned from Bouldering for Two Years

Well like the title suggests, this post will be about what I have learned as a short female climber that loves to boulder. I have been climbing for 6 years now and have been focusing on bouldering for the past 2 years. I choose to switch to bouldering because of the strength building and strenuous…

Oh, Canada

Well folks, we left the United States, although we didn’t go very far. Crossing over the border was something we had yet to do with our van home. We were a bit worried as bringing an entire life with you can be a bit worrisome. We weren’t sure if the border patrol would dig though…

Joes and Moes: Sandstone Climbing

Lets catch up! Alex and I have been running back and forth between Joes Valley, located in Orangeville, Utah and Moes Valley, located in Saint George, Utah for the past month searching for good weather. We started out in Joes Valley, and got straight to work (climbing boulders…) We had been returning to old climbs…

Road Trip Update

Whew it’s been awhile. Alex and I have been climbing a lot these days and have been seeing some progress. Let’s start with Bishop, California. We arrived there and spent a week in the Volcanic Tablelands struggling to get up the smooth and at the same time, sharp features on the rock. We did send…

Back in Bishop

It only took us 6 months to get back to Bishop, California. Initially leaving here felt like we were leaving our home away from home as the town and the people we met were so great. But the sun was beaming down too hard and forced us out. But now we are back! We came…

Goodbye New England…Hello Open Road

When we returned to Maine we had a few goals in mind. Implement the van designs we came up with during our last road trip. Get back into training in a gym for climbing. Climb at the local outdoor spots such as, Pawtuckaway State Park, and focus on climbing the routes we couldn’t do previously….