Saturday, January 10, 2015

Wekend Warrior - Videos to get you STOKED!!!

In February of 2014, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold left the big walls of Yosemite and headed to the epic alpine playground that is Patagonia.  Their objective was the iconic skyline of the Fitzroy traverse, a previously unclimbed 10-peak traverse.

Unless you've been under a rock, in the hills, or out to sea for the last week, you've probably heard some mention of Tommy latest feat.  He and fellow climber Kevin Jorgeson are in the midst of climbing the Dawn Wall, one of the last big aid climbs in Yosemite that is yet to see a free ascent.  It is a massive undertaking, and as Tommy says in the video below,  it is amazingly difficult climbing on the minuscule features.

Ice and dry-tool climber Greg Boswell spends his winters swinging tools.  But in the summer when there's no ice to be found, he's working hard on a farm in Scotland and training on some serious drytool routes at Newtyle Quarry.

Have a great weekend! - James

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