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Texas: Austin Bouldering Project

Pretty large bouldering gym in Austin, TX. $16 for a day pass. Also has a fitness center and decent amount of work space. We went around 5PM on a Thursday and the gym was pretty active, progressively busier as the night wore on. 74 more words

Improving By Accident


Everyone wants to get better and climb harder, and unexpectedly I’ve started to notice small improvements in my climbing. It feels like I’m nailing moves that I have been struggling with for a few months, and this in turn has started to unlock parts of bouldering problems for me which were previously unattainable.   122 more words


"Pulling on plastic"

Being nervous is one of those things that most people don’t really enjoy. I think its safe to say that the feeling of apprehension and over analytical thinking is enough to put people of whatever is causing them to feel this way. 300 more words



Well that could’ve gone better! Lack of energy, head not in the game, i even managed to draw blood. Needless to say, that was not the best night i have ever had. 786 more words


Illinois: First Ascent Climbing & Fitness (Avondale)

This is our home gym and we climb here all the time. They have 2 locations, Avondale is a full-gym with work out rooms, top rope, lead, bouldering and systems. 136 more words


Crushing it

You know those days when everything just seems to work? That was Sunday.

I met up with a couple of friends at at the climbing gym, intending to climb routes, but, well, they kinda forgot their harnesses. 140 more words


Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a sporting activity where a person climbs rock formations in several directions, usually with some type of suspenders or other sophisticated gear… 2,539 more words