Outdoornewswire reports that Chris Sharma completed a first ascent of Witness the Fitness, an extremely difficult boulder line in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Sharma described the line as “…a forty foot (12m) roof with a perfect jug at the beginning and a perfect topout, and a line of small edges and mushroom-shaped knobs connecting […]
The Daily Pennsylvanian has a short article about Ivan Greene and bouldering. The rock climber recounted his six sprained ankles, torn hamstring, ruptured disc and torn shoulder as he led an instruction session yesterday at Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. Nothing terribly exciting about the article except it does give a bit more background on […]
FloridaToday.com (of all places) has one of the funniest descriptions of a gym bouldering area: The high school senior continues to train in the gym’s bouldering section, a cavernous area that looks a bit like the alien bar scene in “Star Wars,” with walls splotched with wild colors and shapes. You have to appreciate any […]
Music and climbing come together for a good cause. Check out the BoulderGrass Climbing Competition and Bluegrass Festival to be held March 11-13 at Horsepens 40 in Steele, Alabama. Proceeds from the competition and festival will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Southeastern Climbers Coalition.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that the Southeastern Climbing Coalition held the Moss Rock “Chalky Dreams” Bouldering Competition on February 19 at the Moss Rock Preserve in Birmingham, Alabama. The group held the event to raise funds to purchase a climbing area near Little River Canyon in northeast Alabama known as Jamestown.
Of all the places I would expect to see an article on climbing, Popular Mechanics would definitely be somewhere near the bottom of the list. Welcome to the world of bouldering, rock climbing’s little brother, climbing for those who are afraid of heights. Here, you trade the adrenaline rushes of high-altitude thrills for a low-altitude […]
From Climbing.com, Dougald MacDonald reports that winter rains in Southern California washed away a boulder field known as Tar Creek (Swimming Hole). Located near Fillmore, California, the storm and rains destroyed and swept away many boulders.
The Governor Stable Bouldering Competition, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Alliance of Climbers (PAC), will be held this year on March 19, 2005. This annual competition hosts over 200 climbers and registration for the comp includes a one year PAC membership.
Just found a great web site called zero friction, specifically for bouldering images. Quoting the zero friction site: 0friction.com is a site by climbers for climbers for a world of digital cameras and climbing photography. It is a place where a climbing fotog can upload his/her favorite pictures through a very simple process so that […]