---ASIA, Taiwan, TRAVELS

Taipei & Long Dong, Taiwan

Last November I attempted to go to Taiwan but didn’t make it there. And by not being able to make it, I mean I literally landed at the airport but immigration would not let me in because I had bought the wrong passport. But that’s a story for another day. But anyhow, I was keen […]

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---NORTH AMERICA, TRAVELS, USA

Joshua Tree, California, US

On our last climbing day, we drove to Joshua Tree to check out the bouldering for 1 day. The landscape is also very surreal and beautiful. Joshua Tree is very well known with trad and bouldering. It is also know that the grades are very stiff. In fact, it was a struggle to get up […]

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---NORTH AMERICA, TRAVELS, USA

Bishop, California, USA

Climbing road trips are starting to becoming a yearly tradition. This year, 9 of us got together to go to USA for a one week mad adventure around Bishop, Red Rocks and Joshua Tree. I am not sure if Bishop has jinxed me, but one week before the trip I managed to have my first […]

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---OCEANIA, Australia, TRAVELS

Arapiles, Australia

For the last 2 days of our trip we stayed at Arapiles which is a mainly traditional climbing area. Unlike the Grampians, Arapiles is not spread out and the layout in my opinion is very similar to Smith Rocks. The crags are very convenient to get to and we didn’t have to drive 1+ hour […]

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---OCEANIA, Australia, TRAVELS

Grampians, Australia

From Tasmania, we flew back to Melbourne and drove 3.5 hours to Halls Gap to meet some friends at Grampians National Park for some climbing. The paid campsites were quite pricey ($28!) considering it didn’t even have showers so we found a campsite right near Halls Gap that was recommended by a climber we met […]

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