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Run to the Hills – Summer 12 Snaps

[ 0 ] August 28, 2012

It’s been a long, dry summer in and around the Teton desert, and it’s not nearly over. Here are some quick mobile shots from the last two+ months. -JS Check us out on Instagram at GetUngrounded Share this:

JS high above Garnet Canyon early in the climb

Spectacular Saturday on Irene’s Arete

[ 0 ] June 24, 2012

Words: JSmith Most Photos: Chris Dickey On Saturday morning, me and Chris Dickey set out to climb the mega-classic Irene’s Arete on Disappointment Peak of Grand Teton National Park. Given the exposure and commitment of the route, weather is a paramount consideration, and Saturday couldn’t have been a better day to go for it. With [...]

On top of the sublime Skyline/Morning Glory Spire. Photo by Tristan Greszko

Summer in the City

[ 0 ] June 7, 2012

The City of Rocks is one of our favorite places on the planet. A few days there often brings a formative climbing experience, but is always an incredible time in an entirely unique environment. Here is a big photo gallery from our mission down there last week. Most of the best shots are by Tristan [...]

JS on AA summit

Otto’s & Ancient Art: Two Classic Desert Tower Routes in Two Days

[ 0 ] May 22, 2012

Words by JSmith & most photos by Tristan Greszko. Two weeks ago, Tristan Greszko and I bolted south from Jackson for our first legit desert climbing session. We figured we’d start by gunning for two classic moderate tower ascents in two days – Otto’s Route on Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and Ancient Art/Stolen [...]

Ungrounded Chronicles Chapter 4: Life’s Finest Delicacies

Ungrounded Chronicles Chapter 4: Life’s Finest Delicacies

[ 0 ] February 22, 2012

The storm continues to hammer. With the hills outside of Jackson on effective lockdown and Considerable to High avalanche danger across much of the Rocky Mtn Region, it is starting to feel excessively dangerous just to leave the house. Don’t have all day to wait in a stifling line for the bunny-hill to open at [...]

Props to the hardy few who have sent this thing in recent days!

Horsemeat for Lunch

[ 1 ] February 16, 2012

Here are a few quick shots from a lunchtime out to the Horseshoe just outside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. It’s great to see conditions rapidly improving. Bring it on! Essential Gear: Mammut 60m Phoenix Half Rope, Black Diamond Couloir Harness,  Metolious Personal Anchor System. BD Raven Ultra Ice Axe turned out to be entirely unnecessary, [...]

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