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Road Trip Post 2: Rifle, CO - Vikki Weldon

Road Trip Post 2: Rifle, CO - Vikki Weldon
May 29, 2013 - 

After 5 weeks of clinging to sandstone mini jugs and getting pumped out of our minds in the Red River Gorge, my partner Tom and I have moved on to another classic American sport climbing destination: Rifle, Colorado. Making the transition from typically easy route reading and grippy rock in the RRG to the cryptic beta and polished limestone in Rifle was not an easy one. I envy the climber with the talent to immediately evolve and feel strong and accomplished when switching between such drastic styles.

Road Trip Post 1: Red River Gorge - Vikki Weldon

Road Trip Post 1: Red River Gorge - Vikki Weldon
April 22, 2013 - 

The Red River Gorge! Ah, those words are music to my ears! Ever since I visited the area 3 years ago, I have yearned to come back. Yet unfortunately, the prime seasons for climbing (spring & fall) seem to also be the prime seasons for learning. So I put in my time, and I have emerged as a Registered Nurse! Yahoo! So did I jump straight into a full time job? Heck no. I have my whole life to work! Instead, my boyfriend Tom and I packed up our lives into a tiny storage locker, and said goodbye to...

Squamish 2: The Reckoning - Flannery Shay-Nemirow

Squamish 2: The Reckoning - Flannery Shay-Nemirow
November 10, 2012 -  Flannery Shay-Nemirow

I'm long past being 'in' Squamish, that infernal rain has started, and the climbing season there has come to it's yearly close. Squamish holds a dear place in my heart, the destination of my first international climbing trip, the first hard boulder problems I flashed, the start of my first solo road trip. The forest didn't disappoint this go around, either. It was my third time there and most extended visit yet. 

Chapter 4 EMS Road Trip Series - Colette McInerney

Chapter 4 EMS Road Trip Series - Colette McInerney
July 31, 2012 - 

Here's the fourth installment of Joe Kinder and Colette McInerney's Road Trip Series for Eastern Mountain Sports. Check out the entire series here !!   

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