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Brit gran who started rock climbing at 93 is ‘never tried before’

Exclusive: Marie Dorbin scaled a 26ft high indoor rock wall for the first time on her birthday and said: ‘It was something inside me just waiting to come out’ Marie Dorbin with Craggy Island instructor Beth McFarlane Thrill seeker Marie Dorbin took up rock climbing… at the age of 93. The great-grandmother scaled a 26-foot-tall […]

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Hamilton Public Works Committee Approves Climbing Structure at Newlands Park on Mountain

Hamilton Mountain kids can go on an adventure playing in Newlands Park. After a two-week delay, the February 14 public works committee approved a $120,000 climbing device, as well as additional outdoor fitness structures in the park at 137 Lynbrook Dr. “You can send your kid to the rock face and you can do your […]

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Escalation at the DeSalvio playground hits a bureaucratic wall

Photo: Eddie Panta The newly renovated DeSalvio Playground at Spring and Mulberry Streets in Little Italy has been hugely popular since its official return in 2019. But a full reopening has never happened. The luxury development adjacent to 75 Kenmare, still under construction when DeSalvio reopened, blocked off much of the public space. And even […]

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South Superior Climbing Club offers students climbing experiences – The North Wind

The South Superior Climbing Club is a club at Northern Michigan University that facilitates climbing experiences for interested students or experienced climbers year-round. If an NMU student wants to get back into climbing or start a new experience, the South Superior Climbing Club offers a host to help students get involved. Club President Micah Carroll […]

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WSU Recreation Center helps community get more active with rock climbing | Local

Every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the next four weeks, children ages 3 to 14 will have the chance to enjoy the rock face of the facility at a discounted rate. But the fun doesn’t stop at their age range, as their families and other members of the community, with climbing harnesses […]

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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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Climber extraordinaire Paige Claassen finds her balance on and off the wall

“‘Paige Claassen decks on a 5.7’ probably wouldn’t be a headline,” joked Paige Claassen, one of the world’s top climbers, known for her many ascents on extremely difficult 5.14-rated routes and for her quest to reach the top of his first 5.15. Claassen and I were perched on the side of a large sandstone formation […]

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Climbing guide: everything you need to know

Photo by Cade Prior on Unsplash As spring approaches, climbers everywhere are dusting off their gear. The warmer weather is a welcome sign for those looking to scale nature’s obstacles. However, if you’ve never had the chance to experience rock climbing for yourself, the sport’s technical demands and seemingly exclusive nature can be off-putting. In […]

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The Sims 4: Snowy Escape Climbing Guide

The Sims 4: Snowy Escape climbing skill is one of the new additions in the frosty Japanese-inspired expansion pack. With 10 skill levels to master and the daunting peak of glacial Mount Komorebi waiting to be conquered, you’ll want to gear up your Sims and prepare them for the climb. But it is not immediately […]

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Work: Kel Rossiter, ice climbing guide | Work | Seven days

Click to enlarge Matthew Thorsen Kel Rossiter Last name: Kel Rossiter City:Burlington Job: Climbing and ice guide, Adventure Spirit Kel Rossiter proves that a person can get work done while playing. It helps people to climb mountains, whether covered with ice or not. He flies clients to Smugglers’ Notch, the Adirondacks, and the White Mountains […]