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Tommy Caldwell Best Climber, Star of The Dawn Wall

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Receive $50 off a qualifying purchase of $100 at the Outside Shop, where you’ll find gear for all your outdoor adventures. >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Sign up for Outside+ today. Tommy Caldwell (August 11, 1978) is an American rock climber, best known for his exploits on the big […]

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Method Climbing brings rock climbing and more to Newark

Jhe most common forms of exercise are running and cycling, either outdoors or using stationary equipment indoors. However, another increasingly popular form of exercise is rock climbing. Rock climbing offers mental stimulation, physical challenge and a social experience. Method Climbing in Newark offers all of this and more. Method Climbing is an expansive facility inside […]

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SCC is working to make sunset rock climbing more accessible

A local nonprofit is working alongside the National Parks Service (NPS) to make rock climbing at one of Chattanooga’s outdoor hotspots more accessible. The Southeastern Climbers Coalition (SCC), formed in 1993, presented the NPS with a fixed gear proposal for Sunset Rock that would allow new bolted anchors to be placed at the top of […]

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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 at Planet Granite takes off with teenage interest – Scot Scoop News

Climbers flock to Planet Granite in Belmont for rock climbing, a sport that involves climbing mountains or man-made walls. “Climbing is a great way to stay fit, both physically and mentally. There are a lot of challenges and issues you need to solve. Finding the most efficient way to climb the ascent is great for […]

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Client sues climbing guide for dislodging fridge-sized block and dropping rope

Home » Climbing » Client sues climbing guide for dislodging fridge-sized block and dropping rope A man is suing a climbing guide and the Association of Mountain Guides of Canada for “negligence and breach of contract” which led to a near-fatal rock climbing accident this summer. In July 2021, Ian Manson of Whistler, BC was […]

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MasterClass announces Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell will teach rock climbing

“Alex and Tommy combine 60 years of elite climbing experience, scaling some of the biggest walls in the world, including El Capitan and Fitz Traverse in Patagonia,” said David Roger, founder and CEO of MasterClass. “Their class is the first time multiple elements of rock climbing have been taught in one place – and by […]

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The Border-Wall Climbing Competition will take place at Red River Gorge, October 11-12

Rick Weber with his curb wall replica! Photo: Courtesy of Rick Weber. Many in the climbing community were amused a few weeks ago when our POTUS held a press conference on a section of his latest curb wall design – a series of parallel square steel posts with a 5 foot high plate at the […]

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“Impossible to climb” Finished! A recap of the Border Wall Climbing Competition

As one might expect, our president’s boast about his border wall was received by the climbing community as a challenge. To avoid being caught and kidnapped in handcuffs by Border Patrol for playing on the actual structure, I decided it would be safer to build a replica of a section of the wall and have […]

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Reach new heights with your climbing instructors

Hiring trained climbing instructors, while necessary for such a specialized activity, can be quite a challenge. However, at Auburn University this did not prove to be a sufficient deterrent to offer students climbing. Staff learn a fundamental level of rock climbing skills to get them off the ground. “All of our professional staff [members] have […]