This is apparently old news, but I only recently stumbled upon the news story. On November 30, Prana announced that they were being acquired by the women’s clothing company, Liz Claiborne.
Ed Viesturs is retiring after becoming the first American (12th climber overall) to summit all 14 of the world’s highest peaks without using bottled oxygen. Viesturs isn’t done climbing mountains â?? just mountains above 8,000 meters. He doesn’t have anything scheduled, but he’s looking at some mountains in India and Tibet. And he may even […]
CanadaEast.com reports that climbers are being denied access to the granite cliffs of Cochrane Lane after the Gagetown military base posted no trespassing signs this spring. The Cochrane Lane cliffs located in the valley above the Nerepis River in Welsford has over 300 documented climbing routes.
This was just too strange not to post. Climbing a mountain of Chinese buns… I just wish I could find a picture of this online.
MountainZone.com reports that the Access Fund is fighting the climbing ban at Cave Rock, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The Trust For Public Land is buying a popular central Washington climbing area, the privately owned, 40-acre Sam Hill climbing area.
The Friends of Seneca Work Party will be held this year on April 23 reports the Potomac Mountain Club. They are still looking for volunteers. Update: This event has been canceled with a possible rescheduled date of June 11.
The University of Idaho Climbing Center recently hosted the third annual Palouse Climbing Festival with 60-70 climbers in attendance including Will Gadd. The University of Idaho claims to have the most comprehensive climbing facility in North America, featuring a 55-foot pillar and a 6,000-foot climbing area.
A fundraiser for the Potomac River is being held on April 23. As two major climbing areas for Washington D.C. residents are on the Potomac (Great Falls and Carderock), this is a great cause to help protect the river. Want to learn more about the challenges facing the Potomac River and what you can do […]
Climbing reports that Fred Nicole has completed two new problems at Hueco Tanks. Nicole, who has established three V14 problems at Hueco in a decade of visits to the Texas park, believes both of these new problems are a bit harder. Nicole added that he has put up at least one other new problem elsewhere […]