10 Pointers on how to shoot better climbing photos! Photo Series 1: Jason Kruse Photography

Are you interested in taking better photographs? Or more specifically climbing photography?  The best way is to simply practice shooting that in which you love or enjoy. The labor of your love is more easily focused if you do it this way. For most of you your photos will only be used on social media […]

All Day I Dream About Shoes. My review of the Adidas Terrex Agravic and Climacool Voyager

What is the best all purpose approach shoe for Thailand?  With 3 weeks until my  climbing trip to Thailand I still hadn’t bought shoes for hiking and walking around in. Normally I just throw on a pair of Sanuks and  tennis shoes but I was going to need something more substantial for the terrain of […]

By |January 29th, 2017|Kansas Adventure Athlete, Things I Learned Today|0 Comments

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: FULL VERSION!!!!Fall River Bouldering Development Project 2016

Kansas does have bouldering!
(New updates are listed by day so scroll down for the latest additions)

Does Kansas have any bouldering? The answer is yes except it just has not been fully discovered and developed yet. The locations are not obvious. They are not well known. They are not in the most visible or accessible areas. […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: Bouldering Development at Elk City Lake, Kansas

Elk City Lake Bouldering Development
Elk City Lake is well known for its beautiful and rugged hiking trails but less for it bouldering development. For years I have overheard folks mention that there is definitely some climbing potential there. The problem with statements like that is the inability to differentiate chossy unclimbable rock from bulletproof rock that […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Jason Kruse Photography, Kansas Adventure Athlete|1 Comment

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: Big Round Sandy Balls at Rock City

Kansas has at least one great bouldering location. It’s called Rock City.

What started out as a day trip  scouting out bouldering areas at Lake Kanopolis turned into a full day of bouldering at a place called Rock City which is located south of Minneapolis, Kansas. (MAP)

Most Kansan’s have heard of this place but many have […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Kansas Adventure Athlete|0 Comments

Show us your Garage Woody!–Kansas Adventure Athlete

Show us your Garage Woody! Series #1
The first series of the “What’s in your back pack is “Show us your woody.”

So for those unfamiliar with the term, a woody has another meaning in the climbing community. It is a bouldering or climbing wall built out of plywood and 2X4’s or 2X6’s of varying angles with […]

The 5 most common questions I get from parents and riders of motocross events are:

1.  How do I order a Package?

Simply go to my Packages page and select between the Event Package and Highlight Package. Click ORDER and it will take you to the checkout. These orders need to be made before the race begins so that I know who I’m shooting during the race. PRE ORDERING is […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Jason Kruse Photography, Kansas Motocross|0 Comments

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: Oklahoma Bouldering. Shotguns and Sandstone!–

Where do you go to find bouldering in Kansas? You don’t, you go to Oklahoma!


What started out as a weekend of bouldering in Zen Pen ended up turning into a day trip to a place referred to by the locals as “Shotgun”. The week before, the midwest had just had a deluge of rain  so […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Kansas Adventure Athlete|0 Comments

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: 3 Kansas Climbers vs HCR’s Crimp Scampi 5.10d…Finally we can mark it off our tick list!

Just say the name and it mysteriously causes your heart to speed up every so slightly, your palms to become sweaty, and an ever so faint feeling of uneasiness to set in the pit of your stomach. How this single route at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch has such an existential affect among a close group of […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Kansas Adventure Athlete|0 Comments

Jason Kruse Photography: Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi 2016 IFSC World Cup champions,,,,, our brief encounter.

Last February I had the opportunity to be the photographer for the The American Alpine Club during the 2016 Hueco Rock Rodeo at the Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site – Texas Parks and Wildlife. The group I was with had two climbers from Japan along with Alex Puccio from the United States. I did not know  the group from […]

By |September 25th, 2016|Events|0 Comments
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