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Milestones: Fontainebleau in June 2009

This is part four of a series of posts all about the turning points in my climbing career. From single moves to huge time spans, these are the events that shaped me into the climber and person i am today.  474 more words


Clinging on: Climbing the Arete des Cosmiques

Clinging onto the small indent of rock with chalky fingertips, I resisted the urge to look down. Moments before, I’d caved in and taken a peek… 689 more words


Ben Nevis: my lucky Munro

I climbed Ben Nevis on a lucky day. For 355 days of the year there are clouds at the top of Ben Nevis, blocking the view, and for an unlucky some – the edge. 993 more words


Kilimanjaro: Memories from the Roof of Africa (6 years on!)

When it dawned on me- sometime last week- that today would mark my 6 year “Kiliversary” I was struck powerfully by two things. Firstly; six years… 1,274 more words


Climbing pregnant?

Should I or shouldn’t I…

I found out that I was pregnant during a rock climbing trip in Arco, Italy. Put on the spot, I had immediate concerns about climbing pregnant. 1,194 more words


Hiking around in the desert

I’m on the move again…two weeks ago my endless Alaskan summer ended and I flew down to Seattle to see two college friends get married! After a most excellent weekend there, I drove down to Bend, Oregon with my bestie from college who now has an awesome job taking care of rescued chimpanzees. 640 more words


Weekend Review: Aug 28

This is the comp that starts the season for me. But this year, I just ended the previous season two weeks ago. ::sigh:: That’s not much rest! 19 more words