Your fat roll is killing you. OK, as a climber, and especially one who is reading an article about training, I’ll bet your body fat percentage is pretty low. On the flip side, though, you are reading an article about weight management.
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I’d heard the name Heinrich Holzer. He’s famous in the Alps, with faces, routes, huts, couloirs and trails named after him. But I’d never read that he was once Messner’s favorite partner.
When you set out for Mallorca not knowing exactly what Deep Water Soloing involves (as they say, you don’t know until you try something), you imagine your body in the turquoise water, the hot sand between your toes, people in swimsuits and the salt on your suntanned skin.
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In this interview Jack Geldard talks to Sasha Digiulian, the 19 year-old, 9a climbing, puppy-loving, pink-wearing American who is taking the competition and sport climbing world by storm.
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I walk back to my pad, put my shoes on and try once more… it all makes sense again.
The last few weeks have definitely been interesting… I have been focusing solely on power training.
Do you wear a helmet whilst climbing? Many climbers do, some don’t, but it seems obvious that wearing a helmet is, in all but exceptional circumstances, safer than going without.
For a change of scenery, I set out on a solo trip to Yunnan, the Chinese province that shares borders with Myanmar, Tibet, Sichuan, Laos, and Vietnam.
The Russian attempt on the first winter ascent of K2 was abandoned today, when Vitaly Gorelik died of heart failure in Base Camp.
Climbing efficiently is all about good footwork. Use your feet well by placing them softly and quietly on footholds, make small steps, and use your legs to push and you will get up a lot of hard routes.
The South West peninsula of England sticks out into the Atlantic; a rocky spur on the boot shaped island, hewn by the wind and waves that race in from the ocean. This tiny rural corner of a small country houses a diversity of climbing equal to any in the world.
On an extremely hot day in Montagu in December last year, Illona Pelser accomplished a surprising feat. This Rock Chick sent the staunch 29 at The Scoop aptly named Monkey Pumped on a casual “training burn”.
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I was stuck in “The Fridge.” Somewhere 100 or so feet above the pine trees, I groped for a piece of climbing equipment that had dropped into a frigid nook filled with mountain water, halting my journey down one of South Africa’s most spectacular “kloofs,” high above the Western Cape city of Stellenbosch.
I have been sport climbing for about 12yrs with a few gaps in between (only because of work, studies, and family).
The rock is a hard volcanic type, granite–like but with unusual features: flakes, pinches and swaths of smooth holdless rock.
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