Research Your Climb

After years and years of reading about climbs, researching them, and driving down obscure dirt roads looking for obscure trailheads, the skill of approaching and finding a climb becomes inexplicably familiar. Experienced climbers are doing things that they are not even consciously aware of to find their destinations. Some of …

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National Historical Park

Preserving well over 1,000 years of human history, Pecos National Historical Park takes us from prehistoric times through Spanish colonization up to the early 20th century. Here, the National Park Service protects and interprets prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan sites, mission churches built by the Spanish, a Santa Fe Trail trading …

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The Auction Revisited

To understand the following, you need to understand the word “open.” Open means the first person to bid in the auction. It doesn’t have to be the dealer necessarily, although the dealer gets the first chance at it. Let’s say you are in third position from the dealer …

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