Tags » Climbing

UPDATE: 15 Year Old Colorado Climber Rescued 100ft Down Mine Was Using Clothes Line To Rappel

A 15 year old climber was successfully rescued from an old mine shaft near Golden, Colorado after a 3 hour operation. CBS Denver reports the teen was climbing down an old mine shaft when his rope snapped and he fell about 60 feet down the deep hole off of West Colfax Avenue and Interstate 70 about 10:20 a.m. 226 more words

Climbing

LIVE: Rescue Underway For Colorado Climber Trapped 300ft Down Mine Shaft After Rope Snaps

A rescue operation is underway for a climber who fell about 300 feet down a mine shaft after his rope snapped Thursday morning in Golden, Colorado… 161 more words

Colorado

Dicks Out For Harambe

Cold winter days are a lot like bum hairs. Rather inconvenient, but you just have to deal with them until summer arrives.

It turns out winter days can be amazing for climbing as long as they stay dry. 608 more words

Iconic Mountaineer, Fred Beckey Dead At 94

Fred Beckey — January 14, 1923 – October 30, 2017

Whether it was the northern Cascades or Alaska, if Fred Beckey was on your team– you knew you had a good shot at the summit.

251 more words
Climbing

Climbing Duo Sets New Speed Record On 'The Nose' Of Yosemite's 'El Cap'

  • New record is 2:19:44 (Brad Gobright, Jim Reynolds)
  • Old record was 2:23:46 (Alex Honnold, Hans Florine)

Climbing ‘The Nose’ on Yosemite’s El Capitan requires endurance, mental toughness, and patience– that is unless your name is… 245 more words

Climbing

Profound Mountain Top Life Thoughts with Alex Honnold

“You could actually die, which would totally suck.”

Alex Honnold found himself with some time to kill as conditions prevented a first ascent of Alaska’s Ruth Gorge so he turned the camera on… 88 more words

Alaska

Montana Avalanche Victim Identified | Survivor Takes Own Life After Partner's Death

The people involved in this weekend’s avalanche in Montana included renowned climber and alpinist, Hayden Kennedy as well as his girlfriend, Inge Perkins.

Related: Deadly Montana Avalanche Consisted Of A 1-2′ Deep ‘Hard Slab’ 698 more words

Skiing