The 3rd Annual New River Rendezvous will be held this year on May 20-22 at the New River Gorge in Fayetteville, WV. The Rendezvous is a fun, friendly, down-home three day celebration of climbers, climbing and the New River Gorge. We are presenting a full three-day program that includes comps, clinics, gatherings, dinner, parties, breakfast, […]
MountainZone.com reports that the Harvard Mountaineering Club is celebrating its 80th Anniversary by undertaking an expedition to the Borkoldoy Mountains in Kyrgyzstan.
The 3rd Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival will be held this year on May 13-15. Three days and nights of music, community, and dancing in the magical Mojave. Over 25 performances on two sound stages and a late night tent. An outrageous and eclectic array of performers for music loving souls of all ages. All […]
From the Access Fund: The Access Fund awarded $45,480 in its first round of grant funding for 2005. Awarded three times annually, Climbing Preservation Grants provide financial assistance for local climber activism and protection of the climbing environment. The grants will be distributed for trail improvements, land acquisition, education and assistance for a newly formed […]
Climbing the walls is growing in popularity Gym climbing in Prague Climbing couple call the Valley home Couple have climbed 111 mountain peaks in the northeast over 4,000 feet Free climbing at Spitzkoppe Climbing in Swakopmund, Namibia Teacher Killed in Rock Climbing Accident Salt Lake City elementary teacher killed in a rock climbing accident near […]
This may be a little short notice for some, but the Cooper’s Rock Regional Climbers’ Coalition is holding a Spring Kick Off Event this Sunday, April 10. Scheduled are climbing shoe demos by Kurt Smith of Montrail and Brad Dorough of Five Ten. Also, NoRope will be on site and will giving away prizes.
Ken Yager is planning a museum that will focus on Yosemite Valley’s role in the development of modern rock climbing. If Chamonix in the French Alps is a birthplace of the sport and Everest its most celebrated conquest, then Yosemite is the Cape Canaveral of climbing, a place where Americans rocketed past the dominant Europeans […]
The HERA Foundation Climb for Life REI Road Tour starts April 13, 2005 and will occur in six U.S. cities through April 20, 2005. From the event page at REI.com, The HERA Foundation Climb for Life REI Road Tour is open to women, men and climbers of all ages and abilities. A weekend of new […]
The National Parks Conservation Association has an action alert regarding the Eagle Mountain Landfill. The landfill, proposed by the Mine Reclamation Corporation (a subsidiary of Kaiser Ventures) would be largest garbage dump in the U.S.
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 […]