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.
In an article titled "Back in Style: High-top Rock Shoes" spadout.com reviews the Five Ten Grandstone. "New this year is the Grandstone, Five Ten’s only high-top. The forefoot is stiff, coated with rubber, and has a more chiseled toe than the JB. The narrow toe profile fits into all but the slimmest finger cracks. The Grandstone flexes generously under the arch and has a flat, asymmetric last, both of which allow it to conform to a climber’s foot."
Brion Voges checks in and shares the latest news of his journeys with us.
Nor'Easter takes place Sept. 24-26, 2010. Check out this video of Abbey Smith on the Road to the Nor'Easter.
Casey Pieretti shares this photo - getting some serious air in his Five Ten Guide Tennies.
A few weeks ago I have been to Magic Wood (Switzerland, Averstal). The sun was shining, there was no rain and all the people I met were friendly and high motivated for bouldering. It was amazing, but this motivation made me stronger, so I could climb my first 7c+ (Du côté de Seshuan) and 3 other 7c's (Kuchenmonster, Man of the cow and Höhenzone) ...