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2012 Rockclimbing.com Photo Contest - Results - 2012-12-24 by admin

The winner of the 2012 Rockclimbing.com Photo Contest is "Swing Swing From That Jug Jug" submitted by user skyalchemist.
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Metolius Training Board Competition Finalists - 2012-12-18 by admin

Thank you all for the entries we have received for the Metolius Training Board Competition, here are the top 5 entries.
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Why Do You Climb Mountains? - Because they are there! - 2012-11-08 by lawdoc02

Why do you climb Mountains? "Because they are there" said legend and icon Mallory.
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100 Meters up Savandurga - 2012-09-04 by Normanras

Spending two weeks in Southern India visiting some well-known as well as unknown rock climbing spots. With no gear came some sketchy climbs.
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Naked Disco Dance Party in J-Tree - 2012-08-01 by admin

It is two oíclock in the afternoon on a warm spring day in the desert. ďThereís a naked disco dance party tonight,Ē Holly says. Normally naked and party could be inviting, but in the climbing world the chances of a decent ratio of sexes is slim.
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Pavane- A Requiem for Shady - 2012-07-12 by roninthorne

A southern rock climber bids farewell to a friend who dreamed of the big stone.
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An End to the Drought - 2012-06-20 by roninthorne

A southern climber comes west, and finds a lost world.
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Closing the Circle - 2012-05-28 by roninthorne

New climbs on old lines; new friends, dreams and challenges in a New Year.
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Rock climbing in Donegal, Ireland. - 2012-05-21 by Donegalseastack

The county of Donegal sits in the most North West point of the Republic of Ireland. What Donegal provides for the visiting rock climber is more rock climbing venues, routes and unclimbed rock than the rest of Ireland combined.
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Kalymnos Primer - 2012-05-04 by dumbsocrates

Some reflections on our recent climbing trip to the Greek island of Kalymnos: how to get there, what to expect, where to stay, rock, and weather.
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Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon Part 3 - 2012-04-26 by admin

Markís surgery in Vermont was successful, and soon after he returned to Colorado for radiation treatment and his final semester at Western State. Mark faced this challenge with the same determination and courage I had witnessed in his climbing. Never did he submit to negativity.
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Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon : Part 2 - 2012-04-04 by admin

We would make about thirty more trips to Escalante Canyon, our new winter climbing home, over the next couple years. Mark was as fun to drive in the car with, as he was to climb with. He was what mountain folk would call always psyched. He had a childlike lust for life. I was an old, tired soul in need of a friend like Mark.
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Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon : Part 1 - 2012-03-20 by admin

Say a prayer for those you love and everyone else. Thatís what Iíve written on my sleeping pad, and the last words I read before going to bed. The first person I pray for lately is my friend Mark Grundon.
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A Climber in the Winter of his Content - 2012-02-13 by admin

Iíve spent so many cold, lonely winters without climbing in the heart of the Colorado Rockies I guess I deserved this one; a winter when I escaped to Indian Creek, Utah, the crack climbing Mecca of the world as often as I could.
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Climbing on the Costa Blanca Spain - 2012-01-23 by markvjaarsveld

One of the joys of living in Spain for me is my ability to rock climb throughout the year, particularly in the winter months,..
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Mexico City Cragging - 2012-01-18 by sonso45

High altitude trad climbing on multipitch basalt on the edge of Mexico City!
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Win Tickets to The Outdoors Show 2012 - 2011-12-01 by admin

To celebrate the launch of the show, The Outdoors Show has given us 10 pairs of tickets to give away to 10 lucky readers.
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Learning to lead, old school. - 2011-11-23 by floridaputz

My climbing friends and I would spend the long summer days at Taylor Falls, Mn. climbing the humble rocks, turning even the smallest problems into great adventures.
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This is Buildering - Part 2 - 2011-10-26 by admin

Conditions in the winter were far from ideal for buildering in Normal; ice and snow made climbs more difficult and cold temperatures made it harder to grip holds with numb fingertips. But it made sense during the winter.
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This is Buildering - Part 1 - 2011-10-21 by admin

In the deep of the twilight, the night, buzzed on something, spirits, smoke, the usual, a change occurs: an athletic alchemy, different urges, some of the chances and opportunities of the night have passed, with no possibility of getting laid, youíve stayed up too late to get really good sleep, some sense to experience more, and not just sit around and talk about things
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The Czech Paradise Sandstone Climbing - 2011-09-05 by climbingparadis

Trad sandstone climbing in the central Europe.
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Go West Young Man III - Back to Vegas - 2011-08-25 by admin

The final part of the Go West Young Man article series. The climbing and the adventures continue with the freedom mobile and it's trek across the U.S
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Go West Young Man II - California Love - 2011-08-17 by admin

The Freedom Mobile continues it's trek through the country, this time heading to California, with Joshua Tree and Yosemite in it's sights.
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Go West Young Man - 2011-08-03 by admin

Luke Mehall returns with another epic tale of adventure, starring 'The Freedom Mobile'. From Utah, to Nevada to California and all that is in between.
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Mind the Barbed Wire - 2011-06-08 by mustachefable

Canít hold on, fingers raw and pink Pumped out forearms, another project red-point Heel hook madness, knee drop determination. Climbing in Korea, body and soul exhilaration. And this is it. The climbing offered in South Korea is vast and varied. The rocks themselves entice you and lure you into the community of limestone crushing, granite slab-walking fanatics. For all those people still wandering the globe in search of a place to call home, Korea has more than just rocks and wonder to offer.
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