Enchanté/ Las Motivadas prAna Premiere

  I picked up my first video camera in SLC about 7 years ago after a close friend and climbing career confidant encouraged my boyfriend and I to capture the candid moments of our travels, and document our coolest sends. Turned out most of the cool sends came from my boyfriend’s end of the rope, which left me dangling on the other side learning how to be "creative” suspended in mid air. (more…)

belvedere drift

Daila Ojeda hard at "work", climbing some great classic for the Prana short we filmed last month in La Turbie, France just above Monaco
Daila Ojeda hard at "work", climbing some great classic for the Prana short we filmed last month in La Turbie, France just above Monaco.
I guess writing is just like anything else. The less I do you it, the harder it becomes and eventually the need for it can fade. But just like a lot of things I’ve discovered over the last months, most of the time all I have to do is jump right back in to an old pursuit, to remember just how much I love something. (more…)

Returning to

It always amazes me how adaptable the human brain is. Yesterday on NPR I heard how they measure the growth of information in the brain much like you see a muscle form on the arm. You can make yourself more creative or better at a sport. It’s all about putting in time, repetition, repetition, repetition. In essence the human brain is made to assimilate to just about any situation. But despite how a level of me knows this to be true, there continue to be moments where I can’t imagine being able to adapt to anything different than where I am right now.

Pita climbing in Oliana .
Pita climbing in Oliana .
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Olé!

Simon Carter photo on China Crisis 8b+/14a
Simon Carter photo on China Crisis 8b+/14a
Simon Carter was kind enough to share a few photos with me he snapped while here with his wife Monique last week. These were taken when I didn't think I had a chance in hell of sending this route. Needless to say, I came a long way and was psyched to stick with the process. Hard routes are never a cake walk, and this pure projecting style of climbing isn't for everyone, but for me it's as rewarding as it gets! (more…)

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