Rock climbing

Indoor family fun and climbing room

Looking for a place to beat the boredom and doldrums of winter? Greenville’s newest and largest climbing center, BlocHaven, comes to the rescue. Do you have a child who is part mountain goat and literally climbs over anything and everything? Are you looking for a full body workout suitable for all ages and body types? […]

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Nonprofit aims to introduce at-risk youth to rock climbing

Resting between routes, Ted Pappageorge sat on the white chalk-stained climbing gym crash pads, overwhelmed by his surroundings. An acrobat twirls in the air, suspended by a silk fabric. Beneath her, inside a cave of indoor routes, a group of climbers walked through yoga poses, guided by an instructor. On the walls all around him, […]

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Best European Climbing Destinations

While traveling the world in search of the next climbing experience is something most climbers dream of, not everyone has the luxury of being able to hop on a plane for their climbing adventures. Asia and America have great climbing options, but don’t feel left out if you live in Europe. It has more than […]

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Go-karts, climbing wall among Ozzy’s auction items | Berks Regional News

ONTELAUNEE TWP., Pa. — Ozzy’s Family Entertainment Center in Ontelaunee Township is no more, but this weekend you’ll have the opportunity to return to the center on Route 61 and take some gone to your house. All kinds of items will be auctioned off. “I will be selling all remaining items from Ozzy’s Fun Center,” […]

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Could you scale Trump’s border wall? Enthusiasts will participate in a climbing competition in Kentucky

Click to enlarge Photo: Dicklyon (CC-by-4.0) To paraphrase a popular saying among a certain segment of the population: “Climb the wall!” Climb the wall!” A 75-year-old rock climbing enthusiast is hosting an interesting rock climbing competition next weekend (October 11-12) in Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Rick Weber, founder of the Muir Valley Climbing Reserve in […]

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Climbing takes over at the OV | Sports

Any movement to elevate rock climbing to a Vermont Principals’ Association-sanctioned college sport doesn’t seem to have much momentum. “At this stage, I haven’t received any formal proposals,” VPA associate executive director Bob Johnson said when asked about the status of the sport. The sport has definitely taken hold at some area schools, including Otter […]

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New ice climbing guide provides solid insight for beginners and experienced adventurers

By Phil BrownWinter came a little late this year, but it’s here, and people are climbing the ice again in the Keene Valley and elsewhere in the region. Many people don’t see the appeal of going up frozen waterfalls with sharp crampons and sharp tools. When I finally tried (at age 59), I quite enjoyed […]

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The HB1 climbing robot could find work at height

It’s safe to say that any task that involves climbing high is at least somewhat dangerous. The HB1 robot was designed with this fact in mind, as it climbs walls and even crosses ceilings so people don’t have to. Currently about to hit the market, the HB1 was designed by British startup HausBots, which is […]

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93% of payday loan borrowers regret taking their loan, survey finds

article Payday loans can be a debt trap for borrowers who cannot afford to make payments. Here’s how you can pay off your payday loan balance before it’s sent to debt collectors. (Stock) Payday lenders prey on borrowers with bad credit who desperately need money, trapping them in a cycle of high-interest, hard-to-pay debt. The […]

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Climbing inspires change for miners at South Tahoe Treatment Center

Children climb a 40-foot wall at the South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Processing Center.Provided SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The El Dorado County Office of Education, Lake Tahoe Community College, and the El Dorado County Probation Department recently partnered to provide an uplifting experience for youth housed at the South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Treatment. The LTCC […]