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Trying to be a better alpinist, trying to be a better sport climber

PATAGONIA…

I’ve put off writing a blog for a while, mostly because I’ve been struggling with what to say about my recent trip to Patagonia. It was quite possibly the least productive trip I’ve ever heard of. 839 more words

Trips

How many ascents...

…can you count for yourself in one week, a month, a year? And by that I mean real ascents on lead or boulder problems where you top out; at the crag! 244 more words

Climbing

Celebrating 100!

     This spring has been an intense one for me. I returned from Colorado Springs & ABS 15 Open Nationals in late February. (Post here.) Normally this would be the time to take some rest after the long and grueling competition season, but since I planned to compete in Canada as well, there was no rest for the weary. 575 more words

Bouldering

Improving Footwork -Outdoor climbing

Climbs in the gym requires a great deal of footwork and technique, but I’ve never found an indoor climbing hold that was truly as small as some of the feet you must use outdoors. 1,099 more words

Articles

Est and Ouest: Aprémont

Jill wanted to finish a project from last time we were in Font in 2012: Sitting Bull, 7b+. A turtle shell topout struggle that only gets gnarlier as one’s wingspan gets shorter, unless you can mantel the lip shelf straight up. 2,045 more words

Bouldering

Climbing World Cup starts

The World Cup on Sport Climbing (Bouldering, Speed) will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on May 03-04, 2014 near the National Flag Square. The competition is held by joint organization of Air and Extreme Sports Federation of Azerbaijan (FAIREX) and the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC). 116 more words

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