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Another Winter of Climbing in Bishop - Seth Rogers

Another Winter of Climbing in Bishop - Seth Rogers
February 25, 2014 -  Seth Rogers

This winter I did a couple of trips to my favorite place on earth to boulder - Bishop.  I did a trip with a large group from Zero Gravity and I did a trip with just a couple of climbing buddies.  I like the energy of the large group but I also enjoyed the chill vibe of hanging with just a few friends.

Training for Nationals: Pipeworks, Ironworks, and Dogpatch - Matt Grossman

Training for Nationals: Pipeworks, Ironworks, and Dogpatch - Matt Grossman
February 24, 2014 - 

I have been training hard for nationals and am excited to be going off to Colorado in a few days. I have been training for about 12 hours a week. My weekly training is broken up into 3 hour sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and then either Saturday or Sunday. I am trying to do more boulder problems that my coaches make up so that they have a weird move or are more of a comp style boulder problem. I am also working on my slab climbing to sharpen my skills and am getting better at my pacing and...

21st Hueco Rock Rodeo - Melissa Strong

21st Hueco Rock Rodeo - Melissa Strong
February 20, 2014 -  Melissa Strong

The 21st Hueco Rock Rodeo, HRR, once again has lived up to its iconic status and has proven that the Rodeo has grown into a fantastic three day climbing festival in the desert southwest!  Hueco Tanks State Historic Site allowed 10 extra spots in the backcountry and 5 on North Mountain making it the biggest Rock Rodeo with 175 competitors and registration was full the week before comp!

First Ascent of The Penrose Step V14 • Carlo Traversi

First Ascent of The Penrose Step V14 • Carlo Traversi
February 18, 2014 -  Five Ten

In the fall of 2013, Five Ten Elite Athlete Carlo Traversi traveled to Leavenworth, Washington to attempt the longstanding "ladder project".  Just minutes from the main road, this impeccable shield of rock had resisted attempts for nearly a decade.  After 4 days of work, Carlo made the First Ascent of the line calling it "The Penrose Step" and giving it the grade of V14, making it the hardest boulder problem in the state of Washington.

Touching Rock After a Long Time - Christian Muench

Touching Rock After a Long Time - Christian Muench
February 17, 2014 -  Muench

I didn't get the opportunity to get outdoors for quite a while now, studying for university during the semester and learning for my exams afterwards. Now - with only one exam left - I used the opportunity of having two weeks to prepare there, to get bouldering at Kochel for a couple of times. Even though I trained a lot in the gym during wintertime, I really had some back pain after the first sessions there - such a physical style of climbing.But it feels so good to get back on the rock!!!So far, I climbed "Supercontergan" (FB 7c)...

Bishop and the Rope Season - Nick Bradley

Bishop and the Rope Season - Nick Bradley
February 15, 2014 - 

So lately I have been taking quite a few short trips out to Bishop, which has been both fun and beneficial to my bouldering ability, but holding me back from ropes. Basically I've been projecting and projecting and sending harder than ever before, but I'm struggling on finding the focus on one particular event, such as Open SCS Nationals, or bouldering hard outside. This will all level out soon enough I'm sure though... Anyway, here's some updates on what's going on:

 

Welcome to Brazil - Benjamin Rueck

Welcome to Brazil - Benjamin Rueck
February 14, 2014 - 
After about a two week rest from Africa, an opportunity to travel down to Brazil...

La la la Ramblaaa - Daniel Jung

La la la Ramblaaa - Daniel Jung
February 14, 2014 - 
I'm back in Siegen after a good time in Siurana. I'm glad to be taking...

Weekend at LRC - Francesca Metcalf

Weekend at LRC - Francesca Metcalf
February 14, 2014 - 
Recently, I got to get outside and climb at LRC for the first time this...

My First V9 and a Trip to the Pollen Grains - Matt Grossman

My First V9 and a Trip to the Pollen Grains - Matt Grossman
February 11, 2014 -  Matt Grossman
Over the Martin Luther King 3 day weekend a few of my teammates and I...

Routes at Allez up 2014 Competition - Hans Christian Montenegro

Routes at Allez up 2014 Competition - Hans Christian Montenegro
February 11, 2014 - 
This competition was amazing, well organized and a good show for the spectators. Normally,...

La Presa Francisco Zarco - Urs Moosmuller

La Presa Francisco Zarco - Urs Moosmuller
February 10, 2014 - 
Over the winter holidays, I traveled to Torreon, Mexico to celebrate with my girlfriend’s parents....
 

Vancouver International Film Festival - Sasha DiGiulian

Vancouver International Film Festival - Sasha DiGiulian
February 10, 2014 - 
The places I go and the people I meet pave my understanding of the world....

First Place in Ouray Speed Climbing Comp - Andres Marin

First Place in Ouray Speed Climbing Comp - Andres Marin
February 09, 2014 - 
This year the Ouray Ice Festival was a total blast!!!! Great times teaching...

Mayan Smith-Gobat - Stories from Down-Under....

Mayan Smith-Gobat - Stories from Down-Under....
February 07, 2014 - 
All my faithful followers! Sorry about my long absence from my blog... This year has...

And They all Screamed Dark Horse… Again - Nicholas Milburn

And They all Screamed Dark Horse… Again - Nicholas Milburn
February 05, 2014 - 
This past weekend I competed in my second Dark Horse! Last year’s Dark Horse had...

3 Weeks, 3 Comps, & Red Rocks - Angela Payne

3 Weeks, 3 Comps, & Red Rocks - Angela Payne
February 04, 2014 - 
After spending some time visiting family, I returned to Colorado just in time for the...

Sea, Sun, and Onsight Fun - Daniel Jung

Sea, Sun, and Onsight Fun - Daniel Jung
February 01, 2014 - 
Here is a little report about my Kalymnos trip last October. I got invited by...

Video - Duvida Cruel (Cruel Doubt) 5.13a - EscaladaINT

Video - Duvida Cruel  (Cruel Doubt) 5.13a - EscaladaINT
January 31, 2014 -  EscaladaINT
Check out this video of determination as Ana (escaladaint.com.br) redpoints her first 9B BR (5.13a...

8b in Buoux Despite Being Really Weak on Pocket Climbing - Martina Cufar

8b in Buoux Despite Being Really Weak on Pocket Climbing - Martina Cufar
January 30, 2014 - 
As I wrote in the last blog post, we often drive to the south of...
 
 
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