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Climbing and Murder - 2009-06-04 by admin

Climbing and Murder A sunny day, a moderate climb and a group of friends... and at the end of it, three climbers stand accused of murder.
Average Rating = 3.30/5 Votes: 30 | Comments: 79 | Views: 15033

Taking A Stand - 2009-04-29 by Cindy Bender

Taking A Stand If you do not stand up for something, then you stand for nothing, and that is a pretty empty place to stand. One woman's personal struggles shape her stand on climbing ethics.
Average Rating = 3.80/5 Votes: 5 | Comments: 4 | Views: 4395

The Volunteers - 2009-03-13 by J. Young

The Volunteers Stories of access and activism abound at the Access Fund’s 2009 Land Conservation Summit.
Average Rating = 4.64/5 Votes: 11 | Comments: 6 | Views: 5550

The SCC 'Steeles' Another Victory - 2009-03-06 by admin

The SCC 'Steeles' Another Victory The most active crag buyer in the country is at it again.
Average Rating = 4.80/5 Votes: 5 | Comments: 14 | Views: 5254

Rumors! Hearsay! Lies! - 2009-02-01 by J. Young

Rumors! Hearsay! Lies! All the news that might not actually be news from the floor of the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, and why having a trade-show booth that partially blocks the entrance to the men's room may not be as bad as you think. And hey, who do those gnarly fingers belong to?
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Votes: 5 | Comments: 14 | Views: 4880

Us and Them: Living Life Unconventionally - 2009-01-19 by Sara Lingafelter

Us and Them:  Living Life Unconventionally The more I get into climbing, the less "normal people," otherwise known as "them," seem to understand the life I life. Where are you on the spectrum of "us" vs. "them?"
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 6 | Comments: 4 | Views: 5427

Head Trip - 2008-12-30 by Krag Unsoeld

Head Trip A true story in which the narrator encounters the aftermath of a horrendous head injury, questions of why he climbs and, perhaps more terrifying than either, life.
Average Rating = 4.77/5 Votes: 22 | Comments: 29 | Views: 5452

The SCC & Yellow Bluff - 2008-12-14 by J. Young

The SCC & Yellow Bluff Another domino falls...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 7 | Comments: 11 | Views: 6227

Five Minutes: John Bachar and Kurt Smith - 2008-11-30 by J. Young

Five Minutes: John Bachar and Kurt Smith J_ung chats with two legends...
Average Rating = 4.25/5 Votes: 4 | Comments: 7 | Views: 8134

Five Minutes: Former CCC Pres, Sean Cobourn - 2008-11-24 by J. Young

Five Minutes: Former CCC Pres, Sean Cobourn J_ung and Sean Cobourn chat about Hickory Nut Gorge and more...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comments: 6 | Views: 3387

Daniel Woods Professional Climber with no limits! - 2008-10-05 by Ben McKay

Daniel Woods Professional Climber with no limits! Recently, we contacted the world-class professional climber Daniel Woods for an interview. Daniel is one of The North Face’s sponsored climbers and to help us get an understanding of what it is like for a young professional climber he kindly accepted the invitation for an interview…
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comment: 1 | Views: 9767

High Times - 2008-09-14 by Julia Reynolds

High Times An editorial style piece detailing my introduction to climbing in Thailand and the journey it inspired.
Average Rating = 3.83/5 Votes: 6 | Comments: 11 | Views: 5607

Climbing Everest for a Cause: George LaMoureaux & 'America's Missing Children's Telethon' - 2008-08-29 by aneel

Everest has brought fame and glory to many a climber who has stood on its summit. Conquering the tallest peak in the world is naturally a milestone in a climber's career, but its heartening when the glory that's attached to the conquest is utilized for a worthy cause. George LaMoureaux's mission for climbing Everest is for the purpose of filming "The First National Missing Children's Telethon" going from the "Coldest Mountain on the Planet" (Denali) to the "Tallest Mountain on the Planet" (Everest). George, who is 51, has also survived five cancer surgeries. His climb to Everest, as he told us during the course of the interview, was also to inspire cancer patients "not to give up, to turn their life around and survive". Read on to find out more about his mission and his causes.
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 4569

On the Lap of the Mighty Sagarmatha - Solu Khumbu or Everest region - 2008-08-29 by aneel

On the Lap of the Mighty Sagarmatha - Solu Khumbu or Everest region The Everest or Solu-Khumbu region lies on the eastern part of Nepal. Inhabited by the mountain people who have lived in harmony with their surroundings for hundreds of years, the Solu-Khumbu region has still retained its age old practices. The region which has some of the world’s tallest peaks gained fame with the identification of the world’s tallest peak Everest (8848m) in this region.
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 4107

The Nissan Winter Outdoor Games - 2008-04-06 by Apoorva Prasad

The Nissan Winter Outdoor Games We check out the event held in February in Chamonix and get an idea of how wild the alpine circus is when it's in town. 7 teams each make a 5 minute film with climbing, acro-paragliding, speedriding, wingsuit flying, base jumping and big-mountain skiing/snowboarding all included, in only 5 days.
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Vote: 1 | Comments: 0 | Views: 6568

Tibet, Example of China's other Poisons, by fjielgeit - 2007-10-21 by fjielgeit

With Pres. Bush, Congress awarding the Dalai Lama with America's highest civilian award, I thought a piece on Tibet as a nation would be in order. Namaste'
Average Rating = 4.20/5 Votes: 5 | Comment: 1 | Views: 9773

About Mount Kenya - 2007-08-26 by stanley gichohi

About Mount Kenya Africa's second highest mountain is high on many traveller's list. Its gleaming snow-capped peaks are a big attraction, an enticement in itself. It is a continuation of the Aberdares and forms part of the central highlands of Kenya, which are rich agricultural lands.
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 1706

Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa's Highest mountain - 2007-07-12 by evans mwangi

Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa's Highest mountain Kilimanjaro, mountain of myth and superstition throughout the centuries, stands proud as Africa's highest summit.
Average Rating = 3.67/5 Votes: 6 | Comments: 3 | Views: 6459

The Psychophysiology of a Rock Climber - 2007-04-24 by Myles Moser

The physiological and psychological effects on a rock climber are more extreme on the body and the mind, then most activities. The mental and physical aspects of climbing can be affected in many different ways. Many things can change radically to repress the progress of a climber, yet some how they manage to progress forward. By providing the relationship of the psychophysiology of a climber as well as the effects that they feel while facing great disadvantages will prove the sever reality, which rock climbers face.
Average Rating = 2.60/5 Votes: 5 | Comments: 5 | Views: 12034

The Spaces Between - 2007-04-16 by Michael Gray

Headspace of an American Rock Climber.
Average Rating = 3.50/5 Votes: 4 | Comments: 2 | Views: 2340

The Brotherhood -- Episode 2 of the Dirtbag Diaries - 2007-04-05 by Daniel Du Toit

The Brotherhood -- Episode 2 of the Dirtbag Diaries Is shared obsession enough to hold together a friendship? Writer Fitz Cahall tagged along during the succesful first free ascent of More Sand than Stone V 5.11.
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Vote: 1 | Comments: 2 | Views: 3905

Three Climbers at Zion National Park and a Monkey Wrench - 2007-03-28 by unknown unknown

Three Climbers at Zion National Park and a Monkey Wrench How we youngins' broke in through a locked front gate and broke out again with a ranger on our asses.
Average Rating = 3.92/5 Votes: 12 | Comments: 18 | Views: 6476

Local Access Issue Affects Climbers Nationwide - 2007-01-30 by Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown shares his views on the Forest Service's proposed "sanctioned regulatory closures" for protecting nesting raptors throughout National Forest lands, National Monuments, and National Parks.
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Vote: 1 | Comment: 1 | Views: 3164

Shadows of Perspective - 2006-12-22 by Michael Gray

Shadows of Perspective A day (or two) in the life of an obscure southern climber, DB manager, and curmudgeon...
Average Rating = 4.67/5 Votes: 3 | Comments: 4 | Views: 3556

Mates, Wakes, and Quakes - 2006-12-01 by unknown unknown

When I die and they lay me to rest, I want my mountain buddies there who know me the best.
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 0 | Views: 2129

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