"This is one of the best climbing shoes on the market and one of the most popular among experienced climbers. I call them my "secret weapons." For years I have reached for them every time I did a climb at my limit. What stands out is the precision edging these shoes have – I feel like I can stand confidently on just about anything." – Chris McNamara
The third round of the French Cup saw the craziest of weather... Oz-en-Oisans, where Tahnée had previously put in an amazing time in the Spint Avalanche a few weeks ago, turned into a complete mudfest, with the organizers having to change the course as it was deemed too dangerous.
It’s been about one week since the Salt Lake City based Outdoor Retail Tradeshow went off. And it takes about that much time to recover from the mega meet-and-greet, sensory overload. I always a have a blast at these shows; from seeing a ton of friends you’ve met all over the world, to the fun dinners, lively comps and of course the sweet new line-up of awesome products. Five Ten has quite a collection of new swag with some edgy new approach shoes and new slightly aggressive climbing shoes that are just what I’ve been looking for! ...
So, I’ve been back for over two… er, no sorry, three weeks now. What the heck have I been doing all this time except updating my blog and tweeting and facebooking and emailing!?! Well, I actually have been doing a lot of emailing, but I’ve also made two trip to the sierras to go sportclimbing- one day at the Column of the Giants and two days in Tuolumne. It’s sooo beautiful up there right now! And the valley will just keep getting better and better… but more on that later.