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LA County Guidebook

I have basically forgotten that this blog exists.  It’s crazy to look back at it though and see Scientia starting and being reminded of the joy of discovering that we had a ton of local climbs that I had just never known about.  I started climbing in the Santa Monicas in 2011 right before the […]

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It’s been a couple of months I guess. Mainly been focusing on the LA county bouldering guidebook recently so there’s been lots of days of making maps and taking photos of blank boulders and coming back home to draw lines all over them. Got a few areas completed already and I’m pretty amped on how […]

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New Year

The Los Angeles sector of this thing has been pretty stagnant for the past few months and I apologize for that.  It’s been a combination of laziness in terms of taking my camera out or uploading pictures and just not getting a ton due to kids and other responsibilities.  This is the new year though […]

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The Doomsday Boulders

Although it may seem like the LA division of Scientia Collective has been slacking hard this summer, I’ve actually been putting in some work in to develop a new little area in the Santa Monica Mountains!  It’s been oppressively hot here recently and instead of driving the distance out to Black Mountain, where I know […]

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Besides losing everything, nothing has really been going on besides me trying to regain strength and fitness lost from my two years of injuries and taking care of family stuff.  I’ve mainly been participating is midnight training sessions on the homewall as soon as the kids go to sleep.  training seems to be paying off […]

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The verdict is in.  Everything has been lost.  I’m going to take that as a sign to start anew though and have moved the site over to and will likely take things in a new direction.  I definitely don’t have a solid vision for things yet, but I hope to establish a good contributor […]

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