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Guest Post: How a ‘Fraidy Cat, Out of Shape Old(er) Man With a Fear of Heights Became a Rock Climber [with the aid of Keith].

by Kent Wietharn

About 5 years ago, my wife started taking my son Kas (age 9 at the time) to Cliffhangers (now Junior Team) on Saturday mornings. 581 more words

Indoor Climbing

Frankenjura Dreaming

During a brief spell of temporary insanity last spring Kate and I foolishly booked a three-week trip to Germany.  As our departure date approaches (now just four weeks away!), we are becoming increasingly terrified of the prospect of spending 12 hours on an airplane with our two lovely children.  1,413 more words


The Urban Climb QLD Bouldering Festival 2014

One of the biggest annual climbing competitions is the very well know Urban Climb Boulderfest. This competition is hosted by Urban Climb and sponsored by Pinnacle sports, Indoor Climbing Productions and K2. 722 more words

HardRock Lead National Championships 2014

Over the eventful weekend of which was Lead Nationals, I talked to many competitors in the Youth categories and also some from the Masters and Open categories. 439 more words

My Holiday Distraction

Due to recent and unfortunate events I  have not been able to climb lately, so I have been trying to look onto the positive side of things, and despite my so called ‘addition’ to climbing I have managed to find some other activities I can distract myself with.  372 more words

Mt Coolum

Hey everyone, this is a link to the video of me climbing at Mt Coolum earlier this year, it was published by one of my sponsors ICP. 11 more words

Projecting 11b Pt. 1--"Double Trouble"

I really never thought I would make it to 11s this quickly–eight months. I’ve only cleaned a 10c maybe twice. I’ve tried an 11b (or 11a considering I wouldn’t climb the 11b part–the roof). 720 more words