Years ago I had the opportunity to do some bouldering on English gritstone while in the Peak District. Despite it being an ugly, rainy, gray day, I had an incredible time bouldering there. Shady Goings On has a good review of Peak Gritstone: East by RockFax. The RockFax site also has some comprehensive resources for […]
Ever been disappointed with those climbing shots you took? Never fear that camera again, WheelsandWax.com has an excellent article on getting started in action sports photography. The first of a series, Intro to Action Sports Photography covers the basics starting with aperture and shutter speed.
Gadling has a post pointing out Conrad Anker’s site. If you haven’t visited, it’s definitely worth checking out. An accomplished alpinist, Conrad is also on the board of directors of The Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation (ALCF). A worthwhile cause, the ALCF was started in memory of Alex Lowe. I was fortunate to have seen a […]
If you’ve ever wanted to see the view from the summit of Panoramas.dk site. In addition to Mt. Everest, they have panoramic views of Jungfraujoch of Switzerland, Bishop Creek in the High Sierras, and the
With so many climbing web sites rarely updated, its nice to see two great sites updated and maintained on a regular basis. When they detail climbing at the Red, it’s especially refreshing to see such interesting resources. The first is the Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition. Simply put, the organization is a local climber’s advocacy […]
There’s a nice trailer of Classic Red by Jeff Neal at the video’s web site. I have not seen it in its entirely, but the Classic Red claims to feature 28 classic Red River Gorge routes including both sport and trad climbing. There is also footage of two 5.12 off-width roof cracks, though I somehow […]
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 […]
I’ve been climbing for a relatively long time now (15 years this summer) and I’ve never stopped being excited and passionate about the sport. I’ve tried all types of climbing and have found enjoyment in aspects of all the disciplines of climbing. And I’m not alone in my love of climbing. Though a small niche […]