Latest stories by Vinny the Pug

Vinny the Pug Vinny the Pug Saturday, August 3, 2019

Hardtimes have come to Sedona, Arizona!  It has become victimized by afflictions that are being felt everywhere.  The over commercialization of areas adjacent to the best venues is hitting the climbing community especially hard, making it more diff… See more

Vinny the Pug Vinny the Pug Sunday, March 19, 2017

You know the moral the story as I'm sure something similar has had to have happened to you at least once!  The day started out well enough and perhaps even better than most after you've checked the weather reports.  Cloudless sky's with the exact te… See more

Vinny the Pug Vinny the Pug Thursday, November 10, 2016

Very much like every climber who has ever reached the pinnacle of a particularly difficult climb, Vinny the Pug is seen here absorbing his accomplishment. When asked why he chose such a demanding and potentially dangerous  pastime, Vinny's response … See more

Vinny the Pug Vinny the Pug Wednesday, October 12, 2016

In thumbing through the photography album from my years since discovering bouldering, I have found a recurring theme that I had not noticed before.  I would have to say it happened quite subconsciously as I do not remember having chosen one crag ver… See more