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Climbing with Kids – What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been!

Allison Coin I was introduced to climbing 7 years ago; 6 years ago, I got married and became pregnant. Therefore, my life as a wife and mother has been experienced in tandem with—and through the lens of—rock climbing. I met my husband on my first day of climbing. Then, after a year of having my …

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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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Scrambling for my Life | How I Became a Climber

By Gigi During some the most stressful times of my life, getting dirty outdoors, and playing on rocks has always provided me with much needed doses of peace within my troubled soul. Before I had even moved to Sin City, and touched down on the amazing terrain of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, AKA …

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