Rock climbing

Climbing veterans slam Yosemite’s 3,000ft El Capitan ascent as a ‘hoax’

Veteran climbers are lambasting a father’s claims that his eight-year-old son has become the youngest person to ever climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft El Capitan face. Critics have accused Joe Baker of staging a ‘publicity hoax’ around the climb, saying he drew media attention to his son Sam’s climb while misleading the public about the nature of […]

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Climbing will be prohibited in Massacre Rocks, Idaho

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> One of southern Idaho’s most popular rock climbing destinations will be closed due to its cultural significance to the local Native American population. On October 26, the Bureau of Land Management announced plans to close a formation called Massacre Rocks to climbers due to the site’s historical and cultural ties to the Shoshone-Bannock people. […]

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Bolder Adventure Park: Rock Climbing in North Texas

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — No matter where you travel, there’s no better place than the Dome. At least there’s no place like the giant dome that popped up in Grand Prairie. “I don’t know of anything like it in the world,” said Paul Fontanelli, owner of Bolder Adventure Park in Grand Prairie. Fontanelli came up […]

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Climbing room to be moved, awaiting rezoning

Friday October 21st, 2022 by Jonathan Lee A locally owned climbing gym could have a new home. Crux Climbing Center plans to open a new location near SouthPark Meadows and move from its current location on South Congress, if a rezoning application proves successful. “We don’t know if our current location is sustainable,” Grace Nicholas, […]

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Our pick of the best climbing and bouldering gyms in Sydney

Where in the past fitness activities were limited to the sports field or the weight training at your local gym, today we are looking for new ways to challenge ourselves, both physically and mentally. As a result, activities that were once pushed to the periphery are now gaining mainstream attention, with fitness enthusiasts and gym […]

Wall climbing

Clinic offers ropeless rock climbing lessons – The Observer

The Intro to Bouldering 1 climbing clinic will take place on October 13 on the rock face of the recreation center. The wall is 50 feet at its highest point and towers over the recreation center. According to climbing leader Jess Dankberg, climbing has many physical and mental benefits. “It’s great to get in touch […]

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Reaching new heights: Rock Climbing Club connects at weekly meetings

JUSTIN SHERLOCK // THE FLAT HAT Quickly ascending the rock climbing walls with deceptive ease in the William and Mary College Campus Recreation Center, Rock Climbing Club members enjoy a unique workout and an incredible community. Many club members point out how intensive, vigorous exercise, in tandem with peer support, can help with stress and […]

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Hiking, e-biking, climbing – why a multi-activity break in Italy could change your life

Yeah! Do you remember fearless freewheeling descents on your bike when you were a kid? And the sweaty work up so you can start all over again? E-biking in the Trebbia Valley in northern Italy is like that, but without the lung-tightening climb, thanks to the electric motor starting. Higher and higher, we pedal in […]