It's full-on crack season here in the dez which means one thing: gobious copious, a horrid malady that can turn a crack-climber's skin sitch into a trip ending injury.
Oct 7th was our 5 year anniversary. What better way to celebrate it than climbing the Nose on El Cap? We had been planning for this for the last few days. Buying 12 $0.79 two-liter bottles of soda for water containers, packing the haul bags, and practicing jugging where all part of the prep. Now we were ready. We walked to the base of the route only to see 11 other people on the first three pitches of the climb. We sat down and just watched. Everyone was moving very slowly, so we bailed.
BANFF, Mountain Film Festival in Mexico. So last October 21,22,23 was presented BANFF festival in Mexico City. In this event was FIVE TEN, who control about rebuked them for this festival and support to achieve this. such events are very good for Mexico, since moive people and reminds them how far can human when striving to achieve his dream. this Eveno lasted three days, each day with 3 hours of video and mountain adventure. Mesner Reinol the last day he lectured.
The last couple of months One was for sure: After such great climbing in the Rocklands over six weeks there were two possibilities to go on. The first was to take a period of resting and just get over the really bad months in the Frankenjura while doing nothing! Especially doing nothing what has to do with rocks. Maybe you have some bbq, go a bit swimming and yes, relaxing! The alternative could have been trying to fight the bad conditions and to start a daily little war against creasy and wet rocks or boulders, tons of...
Nina Caprez does it all. From difficult multipitch roped climbs to impossible bouldering, the Swiss-born Caprez is a climber’s climber. Born on November 15th, 1986 in Kueblis, Switzerland, a small town in the magnificent Praettigau Valley, Caprez quickly developed an appreciation of the outdoors. Caprez, with her two older siblings, explored the vast alpine environment. “Life took me everywhere from snowboarding and mountain biking to 4000 meter peaks,” reminisces Caprez, who also plays the flute and piano. But, she says, climbing is her great passion.
I briefly stopped back home in Wisconsin for a minute to attend a wedding during these last few hectic months, but the "doing" didn't quit. I saw another premier of Chuck Fryberger's newest flick "The Scene" at the Minneapolis showing. The difference this time was that my mother came along. Word of the wise to all of you out there, do not bring your mother to a movie featuring you. She will be obnoxiously proud...