I’m currently en route to El Chalten, Argentina, for my fifth trip to Patagonia. I just looked at the weather maps, and tragically there is a great weather window at this very moment, that looks like it will be closing just after I arrive in El Chalten… C’est la vie.
The rest of my time in the Red River Gorge was great, and I made good progress on my sport climbing. It is an almost totally unrelated form of climbing from alpinism, but nonetheless useful training, and super fun too.
My friend Bart snapped a few photos while I was working on “Resurrection,” my first 12c, and “Tuna Town,” my first 12d: