On 1 October, our team of four graduates with too much time on their hands flew out to Yosemite for a month of climbing. With various big aims in mind, we had prepared meticulously, beginning our aid climbing training a full 24 hours before we were due to fly, and having no idea as to how to get to Yosemite, where we might stay, or how to do Big Wall climbing. 3,273 more words
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Yesterday was International Mountain Day my favourite mountain is Sgurr Na Stri in Skye. "The hill of Strife"
International Mountain Day my favourite mountain is Sgurr Na Stri in Skye ! Small in stature but best view in Scotland. It has so many ways up and is protected by a walk in or ferry but in winter this wee gem is a mountain of mountains at 497 metres its a small hill but was view of the Islands, the sea and the Skye ridge. 490 more words
christmas is coming!! i am beyond stoked for snowboarding all day + hot chocolate & christmas movies all night. my heart can hardly take it! i’m currently still living on oahu, but i’m headed to utah for about a month to spend christmas with my family. 629 more words
The issue with having a climb named after you is it is really embarrassing to admit you haven’t actually climbed it. Last week after a long day of hiking and climbing, I really wasn’t anywhere near fresh enough to attempt my hardest ever climb, indoors or out. 630 more words