CLASH: Climbing Vertical Cloth

My work on Paul Birkmeyers CLASH robot has been published in IROS 2011. During the development of CLASH, I assisted by testing the engagement properties of the feet on loose cloth substrates using a custom built 2 axis force displacement apparatus. Testing revealed...

The Middle Palisade, Attempt #2

A couple hours hiking brought us to 10,800 ft, where we set up our basecamp saturday. Then, on sunday we got up at 3:30am and went for the summit. Unfortunately, it had snowed up there 1.5 weeks ago, and there was awful sugary 12 in deep snow all over everything,...