When you started to work “Tough Enough”, was there chalk on the holds? Some pitches were well chalked (Mora Mora or Hercule), but for example Gecko or Frigo very little, which were the only pitches I did not manage to onsight, but to be honest it isn’t the only reason I failed to onsight them.
Nothing is more frustrating than falling because your foot slipped. It’s not frustrating because you passed the crux, were still fresh, or had just one move to finish your project. No, it’s frustrating because it’s preventable.
The Le Conte boulder, also known as the House Keeping boulder, is in Yosemite Valley, California. For more than a decade, I’d been trying to figure out the proudest, tallest line on the block, with no luck.
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The MCSA rock climbing sub-committee is currently trying to increase the membership of the Cape Rock News (CRN) – the email newsgroup sent out to Cape rock climbers.
Paul Robinson continues on his global bouldering tour, leaving Rocklands, South Africa for the granite blocks of Switzerland.
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“Over the past year, through comprehensive research and customer feedback, it has become evident that we need to move the Wild Card Programme to more advanced technology, that will enable SANParks and its partners to provide relevant benefits to our loyal card holders .
If we want to continue climbing there we need to be aware of them and give them space.
My dad made me go and interview Greg Child way back when. To be honest I was petrified of the thought, Greg Child…GREG CHILD!!!!..
Continuing their quest to free the great classics of the Eiger, Robert Jasper and Roger Schaeli have more or less followed the John Harlin Route, the original direttissima on the North Face, at M8- and 7a.
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were working on the immensely difficult Mescalito project on El Capitan in Yosemite. The summer set in before the two managed to free all the pitches of this massive big wall and now, with cooler autumn temperatures, they are back and climbing predominantly in the dark.