HONG KONG, Rock Climbing

Sunset Crack, Kowloon Peak, Hong Kong Attempt 1

  Way back in summer of last year, I took a course in Trad Climbing in Squamish, BC and only did my next single attempt at trad lead in Smith Rocks almost a year later. This 5 pitch multi pitch is called “Sunset Crack” rated ‘Severe’ on the British Scale (which by the way is extremely confusing […]

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---ASIA, China, Rock Climbing, TRAVELS

Climbing in Shigu, Yunnan (石鼓鎮)

After our hike from Tiger Leaping Gorge, we drove straight to Shigu, which is a new-ish climbing area about 1 hour away from Lijiang Town or 2 hours from the Gorge, and about 1-2 hours from Liming. Shigu is very neat and quaint, with a lot of limestone within it’s immediate vicinity. As this area […]

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---NORTH AMERICA, Rock Climbing, TRAVELS, USA

Smith Rocks, Oregon USA

I found flights to USA for $375USD round trip from HK (a steal!). So after  almost a year since I went to my Bishop/Red Rock trip, I met up with my sister W to do another climbing roadtrip to Smith Rocks, Oregon. Smith Rocks is located near Bend, Oregon about 2.5 hour drive from Portland.   […]

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