Sophia Vancouver, a sophomore photojournalism student at Ohio University, climbs a low-hanging boulder while at Conkle's Hollow Climbing area in Hocking Hills Region, Ohio on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
Louie Allen, a recent graduate of Ohio University, climbs at the Gold Coast crag in PMRP at the Red River Gorge during the annual Rocktoberfest on October 10, 2015. Climbers were treated to a weekend of beautiful weather and dry routes that they took full advantage of.
Brandon Shafer, a student at the University of Akron from Cincinnati, Ohio, rests on a locked arm while climbing an over-hung route in Kentucky's Red River Gorge during Rocktoberfest, an annual climbing festival, on Saturday, October 12, 2013.
Red River Gorge
Daniel Hermanns, a senior Geology student at Ohio University, climbs a sport route in the Red River Gorge in Boone National Forest in Kentucky on Saturday, April 11, 2014, a normal Saturday for this climber of three years.
Rockstars Climbing Competition
John Timmons, of Port Clinton, Ohio, climbing on left, and Nick Baumgartel, of Athens, Ohio, climbing on right, work their way up their respective routes in Ping Center on Saturday, February 15, 2014 during Ohio University’s annual Rockstars Climbing Competition in Athens, Ohio.
Boar Hole Cave
Underneath the surface of Lewisburg, West Virginia lies a collection of caves teeming with live formations, unexplored passages and the scientists studying and mapping them. In the background wearing the yellow helmet is Greg Springer, Geology professor at Ohio University, taking notes during a new study. In the foreground, second-year graduate student of Geology at Ohio University Michael Blair admires formations on the wall on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
Blue Ridge Mountains
The Blue Ridge Parkway is known as one of the most beautiful highways in America and it stood up to its name during a colorful sunset on August 14, 2014.
Members of the Lopez family sit around and joke as the recently harvested sugar cooks in the flames nearby in their home in the rainforest of Costa Rica on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Bruce Martin, professor of recreation and sport pedagogy at Ohio University, rides a wave during a surf lesson for the Ecotourism Experiences: Costa Rica class and trip he helped lead through his program at Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica on January 10, 2014.
Blue Circle for Diabetes
Participants in the annual Blue Circle for Diabetes event lie around the bobcat on the turf of the Walter Field house at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio on Friday, November 14, 2014.
(Sitting, from left to right) Melissa Barragan, 18, Sadie Stock, 16, Griffin Lawrence, 16, Elliot Schmidt, 15, and Rhys Westenbarger, 15, all students at Athens High School and from the town of Athens, throw various small items at each other on College Green at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio when (standing, from left to right) Alana Baldwin, 15, and Keely Harper, 16, also of Athens, surprise the group and join in the fun on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, April 9, 2014.