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_Joe's Valley Video and Why Numbers?

Fruits of our labor. Enjoy, hope you like it.

This video was officially released bout a week and a half ago on Vimeo and Youtube, and one of the questions I was asked was, "How come there aren't any grades for the climbs?" The answer is simple: it's not that kind of climbing video.

One of the main goals I had in mind when making this video wasn't for sponsors nor to add some sort of media to my ticklist, but to share with everyone what an amazing place Joe's is. When I first went to Joe's a few years back, at the risk of sounding cliche, I fell in love with the place. The sandstone, the lack of access issues (although driving 10+ hours from Denver this time, while fun, was exhausting), the usually-friendly faces, and of course the amazing environment that Joe's is set in quickly made Joe's my top climbing destination. A bustling brook carves through most of the main area of Joe's with a cool reservoir all but at the end of the winding road to in case you want to get your speedos wet. And the cherry on top to complete the whole package: boulders painted with black and gold streaks that has an extreme diversity possessing all types of holds for all types of climbing styles that's relatively easy on the skin, and problems that, in my opinion, put any backdrop in any woodland to shame. If I had to sum up the goal of the video in a sentence, it would be: a video that exhibits the climbing in Joe's for everyone.

Make Joe's your next climbing destination if you've never been there. You won't regret it. 

Steven WongComment