This past Saturday I drove down to Philly for my second time at the Midnight Burn. As always, there was a fair number of strong climbers in the Open category for Men. The route setting was on par, the lines were slight, and the atmosphere in Finals was rabal-rousing. I threw together a few small clips that my Dad shot, as well as a few I was able to take as soon as I was done competing. I took what I could (And for some reason I didn’t shoot it in the full-screen mode–woops).
In this Blog i want to show you the first Episode of my personal workshop called "Tool Time" filmed with the crew of MTBFreeride.tv More Episodes you will find directly on my Private rider site Mario.MTBFreeride.tv or in my following Blogs here on the Five Ten website.
Fall trips to the Gunks.
We sent a pair of prototypes of our new High Top Anasazi with Josh Lagalo. He tested them on Couldn't Be Schmooter, a 5.9 on Winter Heat Wall on Kraft Mountain (Las Vegas, NV). Says Josh, “The Eclipse shoes tore up the pockets and edges on the Hershey chocolate rock.”
Louder Than 11 would like to present, Lincoln Lake GIANTS! sponsored by Revolution and Pusher in association with Five Ten. Jon Glassberg, Kevin Jorgeson, Ryan Silven, Carlo Traversi, and Max Zolotukhin explore a secret world at Mt. Evans and discover more then just granite boulders. This 4 part web series is comprised of a chapter a week for 4 weeks, culminating with the grand finale on November 22nd, 2010. Check out the first Chapter now.
Joe Puryear was killed on Wed., October 27th while ascending Labuche Kang (7,367 meters, 24,170 feet) in a remote region of Tibet. While many of you are familiar with Joe’s history—here are a few notes from an email written by his friend, Mike Gottlieb, and a note posted on the climbtibet.blogspot.com by his wife, Michelle. “Joe was a former climbing ranger on Mount Rainier and one of America’s elite alpinists. He joined the staff at Camp Schurman in 1996 with Mark Westman and Lara Bitenieks. They represented a new cadre of skilled climbers who together helped changed...