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Friday, September 18, 2020
Film Review: Vertical Frontier
Mount Everest is deeply embedded in the minds of climbers and non-climbers alike all over the world. People think about it constantly. We h...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 9/17/20
Northwest: --Late last week there were several false reports that claimed Antifa members were starting wildfires in Oregon. Armed men met jo...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Finger Injuries in Climbing
The hangboard. It sits above the doorway in the office, taunting me. It sits above the doorway, daring me to train. It sits above the door...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Snake Bites: First Aid and Prevention
As most of the programs we run in the Southwest are in the desert, we are often asked about venomous snakes. Are there snakes in Red Rock ?...
Friday, September 11, 2020
How to Sleep Warm while Camping
REI has a fairly good group of videos on entry level tips and techniques. In this video, they cover: Sleeping Bag Selection Air Pad and Clos...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 9/10/20
Northwest: --An individual died on Glacier Peak this week, after falling down a "glacier hole." Glacier hole is the term used in t...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
The History of the Climbing Shoe
Albert OK is a YouTuber and climber. The bulk of Albert's channel is dedicated to competition climbing. And though that may not be your ...
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