Thumbnails

Slideshow (50 photos)

Adirondacks (map)
 

The now-famous Unit

Ben Nevis (Scotland) (map)
 

Point Five Gully: Eric in a mess of ropes after topping out

 

Point Five Gully: Self portrait of Eric, cold and unhappy, but loving life (Copyright Eric Gregory)

 

Point Five Gully: Eric standing next to the emergency shelter (Copyright Eric Gregory)

Boracay (Philippines) (map)
 

Martin and Eric are comfortable with their naked-ness

 

Sunset at Puka Beach; for some reason, this beach seems always empty

Coire An Lochain (Scotland) (map)
 

Jet Stream: Eric traversing left to the belay at the top of P1

Cordillera Real (Bolivia) (map)

Southwest Face, Normal Route: High camp

 

Southwest Face, Normal Route: Arrival in Cocoyo

Southwest Face, Normal Route: Establishing base camp

 

Unloading the truck in Cocoyo

 

Eric on the approach to base camp

Expedition photo taken by a local in the town of Cocoyo (taken during the trek back from base camp to Sorata)

 

Travel to Sorata

Cuzco (Peru) (map)
 

Arriving at the airport in Cuzco

 

Entering a local restaurant in Cuzco (Copyright Lucie Wellner)

 

The gang poses on the Inca Trail

 

Group on day 3 of the Inca Trail (Copyright Lucie Wellner)

Dragoon Mountains (map)
 

Warpaint: The second pitch (5.8) of Warpaint (the only easy pitch on the route)

 

Warpaint: Looking down at Jim (top of P2) and Eric (top of P3) from the middle of the fourth pitch (Copyright Dennis Luther)

 

Moby Dick: Dennis leads the 5.8 cracks on the first pitch of Moby Dick

 

Moby Dick: Eric and Jim hanging out at the belay at the top of the fourth pitch

 

Moby Dick: Shadow puppets on the summit of Whale Dome

Hong Kong (China) (map)
 

The Arete: Eric at the belay on Catastrophe (Copyright Eric Gregory)

 

The Arete: Eric following the first pitch of Catastrophe

Joshua Tree (map)
 

Walk on the Wild Side: Eric and Lucie lounging at the belay at sunset

 

Lunch break on the ledge system in front of the Astro Domes

Laguna (Philippines) (map)
 

Eric and Martin pose for the camera

Negros Island (Philippines) (map)

On top of the only climbable rock on Apo Island, you can see the beach where we had lunch and relaxed between dives

Pitcairn (map)

Men With Guns: Eric seconding on the first ascent of Men With Guns

Pompey (map)
 

Martin and his bitch Eric

Santa Catalina Mountains (map)
 

Finger Rock: Eric approaches the summit of Finger Rock; the rapel station is below the actual summit blocks, as they are quite unstable

 

Eric takes a dip in the brook while Lori gives him "alpine curtesy"

Syracuse (map)
 

Eric checkin' out Kristen (Copyright Unknown)

 

Simeon and his harem (Copyright Unknown)

 

Simon pouring beer over Kristen's head (Copyright Unknown)

Vilcanota (Peru) (map)
 

Base camp for Auzangate

East Face: Descending from the high point on Auzangate

 

East Face: Simeon and Eric crossing a snow bridge above 6000m

 

East Face: Topping out on the headwall

 

Breakfast on the trek

 

Camp above the lake, drying out tents

 

Mariposa high camp

 

Tres Amigos near Pachanta

Yangshuo (China) (map)
 

Gweilos In China (Copyright Eric Gregory)

 

Passing a small village on the way to the crag

 

Eric returning from a day of climbing

 

Returning from a day at the crag using local transportation (Copyright Eric Gregory)

 

Hanging out at the base of Banyon Tree

 

Da Pi Gu: Eric at the belay after his second lead ever (Copyright Eric Gregory)

Xin Jiang Black: Jim high on Crag X