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Survival Skills, Space Camp, Rock Climbing and Aikido: PeopleUp Summer Camps

Beat the boredom of the holidays with PeopleUp’s awesome holiday workshops and activities – think space adventures, rock climbing, aikido lessons, fun sports and more! The hallmark of any good summer camp is when children learn new skills, gain confidence and have fun, and there’s no better place to earn it all at PeopleUp! This […]

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A growing fad in the “flat” Midwest: rock climbing.

A climber navigating Slugg’s Bluff, the 24-metre-high quartzite cliff climbers have enjoyed since the 1970s. Image: Upper Peninsula Climbing Coalition. By Cameryn Cass Climbing could be a new tool for conserving public lands that bolster Michigan’s $20 billion annual tourism industry. The sport is gaining momentum as outdoor enthusiasts seek to experience nature differently, especially […]

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Climbing ninja turtles will blow your mind

Climbing ninja turtles will blow your mind If you’ve seen the action comedy movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this viral video is for you. The well-known film features three genetically mutated turtles emerging from the sewers and performing remarkable feats to protect the city from evil. Coming back to the real world, turtles are often […]

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Escalation takes hold in Michigan as pandemic sends more people outdoors

There are already 7 million rock climbers in America and the popularity of this sport continues to grow. Related: For the first time, sport climbing appeared at the Tokyo Olympics in August 2021. The word “climbing” peaked in popularity on Google during this event. “The nature of the outdoor user continues to change over time,” […]

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Parents of boy injured in rock climbing accident sue Navy Pier

Parents of an 8-year-old Michigan boy have filed a lawsuit against Navy Pier, alleging workers failed to follow basic safety protocols after their son fell from a high wall climbing 24 feet in July. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, claims workers failed to properly secure the boy to the wall and […]

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Bring climbing from outdoors to indoors this winter!

RAPID CITY, SD – Sure, climbing is very weather dependent, but at Black Hills Basecamp, it’s climate controlled (and friendly). What is Black Hills Base Camp? “Basecamp is an indoor climbing facility. We focus on bouldering, which is a climbing discipline where you don’t use ropes, so our walls are only 14 feet from the […]

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Stourbridge online for new adventure golf with climbing wall, zip line and small amusement park

Potential pre-concept design for the adventure golf course Credit: Greenspan The proposals could see the Mill Race Lane industrial estate transformed into an 18-hole golf course which the developers say “will be one of the best in the country”. The project, which is expected to welcome half a million visitors a year, will take competitors […]

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Didier Berthod, from climbing star to monk and vice versa | Sports

Didier Berthod disappeared from the climbing scene overnight. Some said he was recovering in a monastery from a severe knee injury, but the truth was that he had already given up his old life. It was 2006 and Berthod was a 25-year-old elite climber, a fearless and inspiring pioneer in the specialized world of crack […]

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Where to Indoor Rock Climb in and Around Philadelphia

Local spots where beginners and seasoned climbers can climb and start climbing. There are plenty of indoor rock climbing opportunities throughout the Philadelphia area. / Photograph courtesy of The Cliffs at Callowhill We may not live in the middle of the Colorado Rockies, but you don’t need a “real” cliff to climb for exercise. and […]

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Jared Leto’s Wellness Routine Calls for Rock Climbing and Meditation

Jared Leto has a look all his own. The prolific cinematic and musical chameleon – who is an Oscar winner in addition to frontman Thirty Seconds to Mars – stands out in an industry where stars rarely have their own naturally chic style (to be frank, and with all due respect , many “signature looks” […]

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10 Toughest Rock Climbing Routes In The World (And Their Ratings)

Nothing is more terrifying than swinging at the edge of a mountain. Yet some adventurers are just crazy enough to take advantage of it. Whether someone is new to climbing or a seasoned adventurer, no one can deny the thrill of accomplishment when reaching the top. Of course, not all climbing passages are created equal, […]

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Halifax woman waits nearly 3 hours for ambulance after rock climbing fall – Halifax

A week after an elderly couple opened up about their experience of waiting for hours for an ambulance at Point Pleasant Park, a Halifax woman shares a similar story. Amy Klinger was trying to squeeze through a fast climb before work at Seven Bays Bouldering on Gottingen Street on October 12 when she suffered a […]

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Four Climbing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

When I was 17, I started “climbing” my first 5.13. It was my first day in Boulder, Colorado where I stopped to pick up my friend Mark en route to City of Rocks, Idaho. It was 1989, and Boulder was already a rock climbing center thanks to Eldorado Canyon, Rocky Mountain National Park and the […]

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Doc Drops This Week » Explorersweb

This summer, a team of six ventured to Greenland, kayaking along the coast and laying down bold new lines on tall walls. The epic scope of their two-month adventure became evident through the photos and videos they posted on social media – but the cinematic treatment drops this week. Brit Rock, an annual climbing film […]

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Indoor Rock Climbing on Long Island: What You Need to Know

When Amy Kappel, a 23-year-old paralegal, signed up for an indoor rock climbing course about four months ago, she thought it would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. “It was on my list of sports that I wanted to try,” says Kappel, who once ran and danced to stay in shape. But since hitting the climbing wall […]