UCLA math professor WIll Conley carries his bouldering equipment through the trails of the San Jacinto Mountains.
Second-year aerospace engineering student Michael Homer prepares to ascend an overhang.
Third-year political science student Guillaume Hansel makes a difficult crossover.
Third-year environmental science student Daniel Fong and UCLA math professor Will Conley pack up their crash pads.
Second-year biomedical engineering student Jacquie Nguyen attempts to scale the side of a boulder.
Fong makes his final move during a difficult climb.
Climbers utilize chalk to enhance their grip while scaling rocks.
For shorter climbs, the climbers set up mats in case of falling.
Breaks are a necessity during climbs under the California sun.
Fong reaches for his next ledge during a difficult climb later in the day.
Ian Zemke, a graduate student in mathematics, sits under the shade during a break in between climbs.
The sun makes a sharp shadow against the cliff during one of Fong's climbs.
The group takes a break on top of a mound during their day long climb.
Too much chalk can worsen a climber's grip so he or she would brush off excess during breaks.
Fong finds himself upside down during one of his climbs.
Conley attempts to scale one of the more difficult walls during their trip.
The climbers enjoy the view after reaching the end of their trip.