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Does a real Climber has to be a Dirtbag ?

We all know that’s just a stereotype as in nearly every other sport.But why is it so ?

And please don’t get me wrong I’m fine with that and some points I really understand. 540 more words


Mint Conditions? Or Utterly Baltic?

I had some really good sentences to start this post with but they’ve disappeared from my head. I’m gonna blame the cold, which seems to be infiltrating everything lately, including my sanity, although oddly hasn’t actually stopped me getting out climbing on actual rock! 2,317 more words


Buerbreen glacier

This was a perfect hike to do the day before Trolltunga; it is not too long (for us taking 3 hours for a round trip) and the elevation of 650m wasn’t too strenuous on the legs. 461 more words




  • Select a route. We chose the 8-day Lemosho route in order to avoid altitude sickness and optimize for summit success rate.
  • Shape up. For true mountaineers, Kilimanjaro isn’t a difficult climb, as it doesn’t require much specialized training, technique, or gear.
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MtnMuses: Fear and Flailing in Joshua Tree

As luck and decent traffic on I-10E would have it, my partner and I arrived to our campsite at the Jumbo Rocks campground with several hours of sunlight to spare. 1,158 more words

An Elephant in the Room

Maybe it’s just age, or maybe I was just tired. I don’t see myself as an older, or even an aging man, but I’m certainly not a young man anymore. 816 more words