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The Verdon Gorge

Reposted from: http://blog.eddiebauer.com/2015/02/09/katie-lambert-free-climbs-the-verdon-gorge/

Sometime in the 1990s, I became aware of the broader world of rock climbing. Growing up in the Deep South, I wasn’t blessed with endless cliffs or high mountains, and places such as Yosemite, the Dolomites, the Hand of Fatima in Africa, and the  1,503 more words

Outdoor Climbing in a Minneapolis City Park? Yes, Please.

This photo is an outdoor climbing structure in a city park in Columbus, OH. It is free to use and sits in the park just like a typical school yard playground. 329 more words

Climbing

The Birthday Challenge

You don’t have to be a sponsored climber to feel like a total badass. Haven’t you ever topped out a climb and felt like a complete champion? 823 more words

Essays

Dirk Bikkembergs Climbers

Didn’t we enjoy Dirk Bikkembergs FW15 show? Cool music, climbers, an exhibition of bare torso statuary models… And even those who are not exactly fans of the so-called Sport Couture that defines the brand were forced to appreciate at least some of the outfits in the collection. 283 more words

Fashion

Lost in Translation

A couple weeks ago Adam and I received a call from his mom. She had just watched a segment on the news about a climber named Tommy who’s climbing a new route up El Capitan. 1,192 more words

Essays

The Best Pictures of the Week: Jan. 9 – Jan. 16

From the 1.5 million strong unity march in Paris to fierce winter storms in Syria and the historic free-climb of Yosemite’s El Capitan to the Ohio State Buckeyes winning college football’s national championship, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

Climbing’s Last Big-Wall Challenge: Free Climbing El Cap’s Dawn Wall

      Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson entered climbing history Wednesday by being the first to free-climb the formidable “Dawn Wall” of Yosemite’s El Capitan Mountain in one continuous effort. 374 more words