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Banff film festival sees climbing interest

The Banff International Film Festival was last week, and it gave the UNB Rock and Ice Club a chance to climb in it’s membership.

The festival has been around since 1976, showcasing films about mountaineering, hiking, climbing, and other activities. 376 more words


Climbing in Red Rocks and Ouray

It’s time for a long overdue update on things!

I’ve temporarily reined in my climbing bum ways and rented an apartment in Carbondale, Colorado. I’m working as an editorial intern at Rock and Ice magazine. 331 more words

Accidents in NA Mountaineering - Online Version

The American Alpine Club’s Accidents in North American Mountaineering 2011 is available online as a free e-book. Although it doesn’t appear to be available as a download, you can view it at… 60 more words

Mountain Spirit

Embracing the Whip

Most people are scared to fall. At least that’s what I’ve been told. For me, falling is about as easy as swimming is to a house cat. 1,031 more words


"How To Spot A Climber In The Wild"

Thanks to Brendan Leonard for sending this on, and to Justin Roth for writing.  The pics are excellent also (Thanks, Matt Samet, et all).

If you know anything about climbing, this is too good:



The Rotpunkt Method

Last week I wrote about climbers who are afraid to admit they care. It’s a phenomenon especially common in teenagers, but many adults struggle with this fear, too. 979 more words