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Life in Tahoe

Will's house in Tahoe is technically on the Nevada side, but I tell most people in Chile that I live in California because it's much easier than explaining that Lake Tahoe is on the border between California and Nevada and... Continue Reading →

Fall Colors, Snow, and Sunshine in Yosemite

In a very on-brand fashion, I celebrated my return to the US by spending two consecutive weekends in Yosemite with my favorite people during the first two weekends in November. The weather forecast for the first weekend predicted lots of... Continue Reading →

Chile Springtime Photolog

I just got back to the US on Friday after a three(ish) week stint in Chile, which was a bit of a whirlwind between observatory activities and scheduling too much fun and missing not one but two international flights. To... Continue Reading →

A successful holiday on slippery rocks

This past Monday was a holiday in Chile thanks to some random Catholic saints, so obviously I wanted to go climbing. Nevermind that I had also gone climbing the day before, or that it was raining all morning, or that... Continue Reading →

Partners in climb {Yosemite National Park}

In spanish, they have the concept of a "cordada," which literally means "roped together." A cordada is sort of the same thing as a belay partner, but implies a closer friendship/partnership. My favorite translation is courtesy of one of my... Continue Reading →

4 amigas take on 3 national parks in 2 weeks with 1 epic adventure

For the past three years, I've basically talked my Chilean friends' ears off about Yosemite and Tahoe and all the fun adventures to be had in such places, so I was absolutely stoked to get the chance to show three... Continue Reading →

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