I’ve heard reports that the New River Rendezvous registration is starting to get full. This year organizers are limiting the event to the first 700 climbers who register in advance. The fee is only $25 and from my past experiences at the Rendezvous, it will be money well spent.
Spring is rapidly approaching so we’re starting to see numerous climbing-related events on the radar. Here is a current list of climbing events for April 2008: April 4-6 – Spring Fling Quartz Gathering, Quartz Mountain, OK April 4-6 – Warrior’s Way and New River Mountain Guides Trad Camp, New River Gorge, WV April 6 – […]
The New River Rendezvous, now one of the premier climbing events in the U.S., has announced this year’s dates – May 16-18, 2008. There will be a few changes this year including pre-registration limiting attendees to 700 (last year was around 1200 climbers) and parking passes will now be needed. Registration will be live on […]
Taking place in New York’s Adirondacks, the 12th annual Mountainfest will take place this winter January 11-13, 2008. A full schedule of classes include beginning through advanced ice climbing, snowshoe mountaineering, and avalanche fundamentals.
The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (who built many of the man-made lakes in this country) has banned cliff jumping and diving on all of its managed recreation property in the Huntington District in West Virginia. This area includes the popular Summersville Lake climbing area. Apparently, at least one climber called the office listed below […]
Another great New River Rendezvous is over and I survived. The emphasis was on survival this year especially after the free beer did not run out early as I expected. Note to self – don’t try to consume as much as possible next year! I didn’t take any pictures of the happenings at Burnwood (as […]
Getting ready to head out for the New River Rendezvous this weekend. Look for a full report next week. I’ll be taking lots of pictures.
The dates have been set for a while (May 18-20), but there’s now a web site with tons of details on this year’s New River Rendezvous. If you haven’t attended, this is a premier climbing event held at the Burnwood facilities on the rim of the New River Gorge in West Virginia. I attended last […]
For those climbers in the Blacksburg area, Jason Kehl will be presenting a slideshow Friday, February 23 at 8pm at Blue Ridge Outdoors. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Tech Climbing Club. Technorati Tags: blacksburg, climbing, event, slideshow, virginia
The New River Alliance of Climbers is holding a cleanup event for the bouldering area at Beauty Mountain in the New River Gorge, West Virginia. The effort is this Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11. Interested climbers can meet at the National Park Service’s Burnwood facility at 9am. UPDATE: Due to the weather, the […]