Thursday, November 21, 2013


A short film previewing an early season swell on the North Shore. Something to get excited about, because we all know there are zero waves in California right now. A great way to spend a rainy day. Enjoy! Wintery Summery from Guy Mac on Vimeo.

Thursday, October 10, 2013


A few years back I did a little house painting at Jussi Oksanen's place. I was stoked to have told stories of trips he's taken snowboarding around the world. He's the nicest guy and a mental snowboarder. Burton just released this video of him going nuts! Hope you enjoy. We just got our first local dusting yesterday, snowboarding season is just around the corner.
Burton Snowboards presents [BEST OF] Jussi Oksanen from Snowboarder Magazine on Vimeo.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

A Night In New Jack City

I went to New Jack City to teach Steven and Sheena how to lead and maybe get on an 11c project I'd worked a couple years back. The teaching part went really well, but I got shut down on the project. Here are a few images we captured of the night and of me getting crushed on my project. The weather was nice in the morning, but got pretty hot in the late afternoon which made me think this would be our last desert trip of the season.


Monday, May 20, 2013

A Death On El Cap

 The bird hauling rescue supplies to the top of El Cap.

 Yesterday as we were leaving the park I saw a helicopter and several firefighters in the meadow across from El Cap. I knew this was bad and instinctively pull over and exited the car. I asked a bystander what was going on and couldn't believe my eyes. As I looked through my binos and spotted a man hanging from a roof motionless, I felt sick and had to look away. My initial thought was that he was dead, but nobody knew exactly what happened or his state of consciousness. For hours we watched the helicopter and amazing rescuers work as quickly and efficiently as possible. We watched until the victims were hauled over the cliff and left the park. Now that a day has passed more and more info is being released.

From what I have gathered, The lead climber triggered a rockfall that
 cut his lead rope, thus sending him on a long free-fall until his haul line (that he was still attached to) caught his fall. This left him hanging over a large roof for hours. His partner seemed to stay in the same spot (next to the haul bag) until rescue. I believe the following climber was uninjured.

Sending prayers and condolences out to the family and Friends on the deceased climber and partner.

 Accessing the situation.
 The following climber is at the haul bag, Leader is stuck under the roof.

 Rescuer making his way down.

 Rescuer and victim being hauled out.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Nalle in Penoles, Mex.

I really enjoy watching Paul Robinson, David Graham, and Daniel Woods Boulder, but think Nalle Hukkataival is a step ahead of the rest. Here is Nalle going south in search of some new  boulder problems. Enjoy...