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HomoClimbTastic 2016

HomoClimbTastic 2016

Article by MIKAELA CURAZA from Climbing magazine Held in July at the New River Gorge, West Virginia, HomoClimbtastic (HC) bills itself as the world’s largest queer climbing convention, spreading the word that sports are for everyone. The inclusive event explains: “By queer,…

Big Fun on Big Walls With Jacob Cook

Big Fun on Big Walls With Jacob Cook

By  KEVIN CORRIGAN This story originally appeared in the March 2015 issue of Climbing Magazine. When most people think of big wall climbing, they probably think of long days, uncomfortable bivvies, complicated systems, and grueling gear hauls. Big wall climbing…

Johnny Dawes: ‘It’s about doing something that’s fun… and impossible’

Johnny Dawes: ‘It’s about doing something that’s fun… and impossible’

Fearless rock climber Johnny Dawes explains what triggered his desire for danger, why taking risks is one way of finding out who you really are, and why, despite the dangers, climbing should be a source of enjoyment. British rock climber…

Tom Dufton – Climbing with Tourette’s

Tom Dufton – Climbing with Tourette’s

by Natalie Berry – UKC 07/Jun/2016 Original Article Here   28 year-old Tom Dufton is a climber and instructor based in Stoke on Trent. He recently appeared on the BBC 2 programme Employable Me – featuring individuals with neurological conditions…

Reinhold Messner on the Secret to an Adventurous Life

Reinhold Messner on the Secret to an Adventurous Life

REINHOLD MESSNER, WHO TURNED 70 IN 2014, LIKES WHAT HE SEES IN TODAY’S NEW ALPINISM This story originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of Climbing magazine print edition. Original Artivle Here. For a man who’s been called the greatest…

Alex Honnold: At Home Off The Wall

Alex Honnold: At Home Off The Wall

What’s important to Alex besides dangling from cliffs? In this short, filmed at his home in Sacramento, Alex gives us a completely new perspective on his life.

Jimmy Chin: How to Survive Being Trapped in an Avalanche

Jimmy Chin: How to Survive Being Trapped in an Avalanche

This winter, avalanches have already killed many people, and our weird weather might not help for the rest of the winter. Be careful out there. In this National Geographic interview, Jimmy Chin recounts his survival from being caught inside a…

Hazel Findlay’s Secret To Freeing El Cap – ‘Just Try’

Hazel Findlay’s Secret To Freeing El Cap – ‘Just Try’

Hazel Findlay is not just one of the best and boldest female trad climbers around, she’s one of the best regardless of gender. But, what makes Hazel truly special is her down-to-earth personality, which shines through in this video. Join…

Climbing with Pride: An Insight into the LGBT Community

Climbing with Pride: An Insight into the LGBT Community

This article is mainly about the NotSoTrad Climbing club. I am very proud to be one of their membership officers. If you are interested by this Club Next Wednesday (20/01) is their first Beginners Night of the year. To register for this…

Alex Honnold on Expertise, Night Swimming, and What Worries Him the Most

Alex Honnold on Expertise, Night Swimming, and What Worries Him the Most

By Chris Weidner on Adventure.com We know he scaled Yosemite’s Half Dome (VI 5.12b) alone and without a rope. We’ve seen him on the cover of National Geographic, Outside, on 60 Minutes, and in a Citibank commercial that ran way too…

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