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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:06:07 GMT

Reel Rock Film Tour headed to Austin Oct. 27  -  austin360 (blog)
The Reel Rock Film Tour returns to Austin on Oct. 27, with a screening of short films about rock climbing at Stanley's Farmhouse Pizza, 13187 Fitzhugh Road. Cost is $10. For more information go here.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:45:45 GMT

Kazakh Mountaineering Legend Coaches New Generation of Alpinists  -  Astana Times
In addition, the national team participates in international competitions including the Russian Youth Championships, World Championships and Climbing World Cups.” The country holds more than 40 annual competitions in mountaineering and rock climbing.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:02:06 GMT

Mountaineering club so much more than climbing rocks  -  UNM Daily Lobo
Mountains were made to be conquered. To traverse nature by means of hiking, biking and climbing is an endeavor that satisfies a certain, perhaps innate, human craving for exploration, and it's often more fun to do it with friends. UNM's Mountaineering ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:30:52 GMT

A Coterie of Climbers Conquer Panther Gorge  -  Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
There were caves, hidden talus fields, and giant fins of rock. Vertical cracks abounded. I gaped in wonderment at one of the most remote and beautiful rock-climbing destinations in the Adirondacks. “There are so many lines here,” I remarked. “That's ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:04:55 GMT

Video: This dance group combines rock climbing with choreography  -  WION
A US dance company, known for their amazing aerial performances, recently held a show along the cliff of Tianmen Mountain in China. The “Dancing on clouds, flying across the sky” show was part of the opening day of Yuhu Peak, one of sixteen peaks in ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:00:49 GMT

'Doctors warned breast cancer could leave me infertile - but then discovered I was pregnant with twins'  -  Mirror.co.uk
Powering her way to the top, she looked down to see her climbing partner beaming up at her. "Nice work!" Chris shouted. Lejla gave him a thumbs up before jumping back down. Bouldering, a type of rock climbing, was her new hobby, something to take her ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:02:43 GMT

Slide Climbing: Giant Mountain's Diagonal Slide  -  Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
Attacking it head-on is true rock climbing equivalent to 5.6 on the Yosemite Decimal System of rating (YDS). The right-hand side offers one of the easiest ways around the barrier. A section of moderately inclined slab above leads to a boulder at the top.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT

BSA Troop 16 BSA experiences Philmont Scout Ranch trek  -  DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Rock climbing, rappelling, roping, spar pole climbing, blacksmithing, panning for gold, branding and bouldering were all part of the Philmont Scout Ranch experience for many from BSA Troop 16 from Federated Church in Sycamore. This unique journey is ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:00:08 GMT

Climbing at SUU  -  SUU News
Every Monday, members of SUU Outdoors host a workshop at the rock-climbing wall in the J.L. Sorenson Physical Education building from 5-6 p.m. Rob Myers, director of SUU Outdoors, said topics change each week depending on the group. “Sometimes it's ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:02:33 GMT
Climbing wall moves to dry-tooling only  -  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — The outdoor rock climbing tower at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is closed to rock climbing for the season, but is open to dry tooling (rock climbing with ice axes) from 5-7 p.m. on Thursdays. The tower will open to ice climbing when ...