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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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 in …

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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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