Climbing in Squamish BC ??‍♀️⛺️ Mom’s Take Away!

One of the best perks, for me, as a mature climber, is that I get to climb with my adult children ? Both our daughter and son are excellent climbers. Our daughter, Alex, began just two years ago, but as a former, nationally ranked gymnast, it did not take long for her to pass her parents …

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Southwest Limestone: An Alternative to Vegas Sport Climbing

My family and I recently spent some time climbing the limestone sport routes around the Mesquite area, about an hour north of Las Vegas. We visit the Southwest most winters, looking for a little escape from the South Dakota winter, and have always enjoyed Red Rocks, Joshua Tree, and Bishop. But this year we were …

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Favorite Mellow Sport Climbs in Maple Canyon

By Erin Murtaugh Looking to get significant climbing mileage out of mellow 5.5-5.7 sport climbs? Maple Canyon, in the heart of Utah, is a cobblestone rock climbing paradise that allows you to do just that. Following are six climbs only five to ten minutes away from parking and campsites. No worries about getting sandbagged, these mellow …

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A True Story of a Weekend Warrior: The SoCal Edition

  I started climbing in 2003 with top roping but I didn’t consider myself a climber until I started climbing ‘trad’ several years later.  After that, the lifestyle of a trad climber became part of my blood. What does that entail?  As a full time professional in Southern California, it meant a lot of time …

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Cape Raoul, Tasmania | Favorite Rock Climbing Destination

By Lizzi Oh Favourite Places: Cape Raoul, Tasmania (click for more info on location) I love coming home to Tasmania in summer.  Climbing adventures by the sea, surrounded by glistening ocean and whistling wind.  Secluded, committing climbing.  Moving through a shifting landscape.  Fickle weather.  Feeling pretty out there.  I just mistook a fur seal grunting …

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