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Clear Creek's Wildest Free Climb - Part 2

This is part 2 in a two-part series.  Part 1 can be viewed here.

The most significant obstacle to climbing my looming Bunker project appeared to be a lack of specific core strength. 2,259 more words


Height Club

“Wear thick socks.”

There’s a lot to be said for simple advice. Some of the best advice I’ve ever taken has been pithy but on point: 966 more words


Climbing For All Workshop

Yesterday I took part in a “Climbing For All” Workshop run by Graeme Hill organised by Jay Jackson of Climb Cornwall at Highsports Plymouth Climbing Wall 328 more words

Mountain Training

Is There a Conspiracy for Indoor Rock Climbing?

If you perceive the world largely through media, and you believe in conspiracies, you’d think the Climbing Wall Association was a master manipulator. But that’s only if you believe in conspiracies. 419 more words



Okay, I admit, I was a bit skeptical about taking an outdoor, inherently risky activity and turning it into a safe, indoor sport. I’m not a climber, but as a fisherman, it seemed a bit like taking the experience of fishing a mountain stream for wild trout and moving it to a swimming pool inside a mall. 133 more words


Seek: from wall to rock!

When seeking the more adventurous lifestyle you soon find a wall, or two, or three that appears, designed to send you off course or at least attempt to. 758 more words


thumbleweed [no] news

Just realised today is the second year since my climbing accident and the loss of my right thumb. Even less to say than last anniversary… 107 more words