Upcoming Shows

Quandary available Jan. 4!

This is a quick note to let y’all know that the next single from Desert Season, “Quandary”, will be streaming on Friday, January 4th, 2019! You can pre-save the song at this URL: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/americanpika/fZ4i

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This sweet ride is parked in the San Rafael Swell, below the access point to Quandary Canyon.

Quandary is named after a canyon in the southwest corner of the San Rafael Swell. There are several rappels, some swimming, potholes if you want them, and a long walk back to your car. This was where my partner and I were introduced to Class 3 canyons in 2013. If you’re new to canyoneering, checkout the great website, www.canyoneeringusa.com, for more info before heading into the Swell.

Thanks for listening to American Pika!

Longs Release Notes

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Click on the picture, or here, to play Longs in Spotify!

Longs Peak is Colorado’s northern most 14er, or mountain whose summit is over 14,000 feet above sea level. It was the first “real” mountain I ever climbed, and it holds enough adventures for a life time. I’ve been to the summit twice, and hiked all ’round it.

This place risks being loved to death, so take care of this fragile place.

And take care of yourselves! It seems that at least one person dies on this mountain every year.

Thank you to Dustin Gaffke for making his amazing photo of the Diamond from Chasm Lake available.