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Is Mt. Kennedy the Mountain of the Year? I started to feel like I was missing something significant. Alpinist Magazine had a feature on Mount Kennedy. Then my Google alerts showed a lot of "chatter" about Mount Kennedy and suddenly Gripped Magazine had an article. Was Mount Kennedy the Mountain of the Year?

PRODUCT NEWS: Pre-order now: Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker provides a single point of reference for all crack climbing techniques, regardless of the grade you climb. Pete is widely regarded as one of the best crack climbers in the world, having made dozens of cutting-edge first ascents and hard repeats, including the first ascent of Century Crack in Canyonlands, Utah.

Matilda Söderlund sends her first 9a, The Elder Statesman in Frankenjura Thanks to the crisp autumn temperatures and obviously dazzling form, yesterday Sweden's Matilda Söderlund redpointed her first 9a, The Elder Statesman in Frankenjura, Germany.

REVIEW: Lake District Bouldering The Lake District is a bouldering backwater no longer, and this inspiring guide is the first resource out there to do full justice to the quantity, quality and diversity of the area, says Rob…

DYI-ing Nagpatong Rock and Mt. Masungki If someone will ask me to choose between an organized day hike vs a DIY/commute, I will always lean towards DIY/commute. If it is possible to DIY, I encourage you to do so. Of course, both has pros and cons ️ but overall, you contribute to the local community.

Learning to Trust: How Climbing Is Helping Maine Teens Conquer Anxiety Trust is the foundation of the client-counselor relationship. Coincidentally, trust is also the foundation of the climber-belayer relationship.

Bristol's newest climbing centre opens - The Climbing Academy Bristol's newest climbing centre is opening it doors to the public. The Mothership will have amazing climbing walls for all abilities over 2 floors.

Must-read Books About Climbing Disasters We've compiled a list of must-read books about climbing disasters everyone should check out. From the highly anticipated The Summit book of 2014, to classics like Denali's Howl, these books are a must-have. We mostly hear about the backdrop of mountaineering disasters through documentaries and article snippets.

Chris Sharma climbing Alasha, his difficult Deep Water Solo at Mallorca The video Chris Sharma making the first ascent of Alasha, the difficult deep water solo climb freed by the American climber in 2016 on the island of Mallorca.

Corporate Membership launched in Glasgow We have just launched the TCA Corporate Membership scheme in Glasgow, having successfully piloted it in Bristol. For so many people, work ends up having you hunched over a keyboard for extended hours every week.

Jobs for the Traveling Climber: Architect I get to ski and climb mountains. Before being a "professional ski bum," work took the majority of my focus. It would take over any discussion with my friends and it seemed to be the center of my life. We lived to work.Today, work is just something I do between adventures.

Lhotse Couloir, the 2018 first ski descent by Hilaree Nelson, Jim Morrison The video of the first integral ski descent of Lhotse in the Himalaya, down the famous Lhotse Couloir skied in September 2018 by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison.

VIDEO: Aidan Roberts bouldering in Colorado Earlier in the year, we reported on Aidan Roberts' world-class trip to Colorado where he repeated several hard boulders including Jade, Chocolate Jesus, Ode to the Modern Man and added his own Railway. Mellow have just released uncut footage of Aidan climbing the following problems:.

Win a Beal BIRDIE belay device and ORIENT EXPRESS screwgate karabiner Beal are giving you the chance to win one BIRDIE belay device and ORIENT EXPRESS screwgate karabiner. The BIRDIE is a compact belay device with assisted braking for lead climbing or top rope. It's an all metal construction with cam friction components in stainless steel for great durability.

PRESS RELEASE: Beacon Climbing Centre… 25 years old today! It is now a quarter of a century since Beacon Climbing Centre originally opened on 17th October 1994, becoming one of only a handful of dedicated indoor climbing centres operating in the UK at the time. For us, it's a milestone anniversary and, as such, it deserves celebrating!

Some information on Sarah. Many will know that we lost Sarah last weekend a star troop, a young Mum, wife and part of the RAF Mountain Rescue Family. Sarah's husband has been in touch and has seen my blog and the many comments by friends it gives the family great comfort.

Miquel Riera, The Godfather of Psicobloc - An Obituary Mallorcan Deep Water Soloing pioneer Miquel Riera, 56, passed away after a battle with cancer on 9th October 2019. Daimon Beail shares a tribute to him. Miquel Riera was known as ''the godfather of psicobloc' and was one of the key figures of the Mallorcan rock climbing scene.

PRODUCT NEWS: Lake District Climbs Rockfax – Pre-order Now Pre-order the Lake District Climbs Rockfax now and save £10. Add a six month app subscription and make a total saving of £24. One of our most exciting projects of recent years is finally coming to fruition.

Global Inflatable Matress Market Key Players 2019 - SoundAsleep Products, Serta, ALPS Mountaineering The Global Inflatable Matress Market report focuses on volume and value at global level, regional level and company level. From a global perspective, this report represents overall Inflatable Matress market size by analyzing historical data and future prospect.

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Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains But despite another high-stakes AGM and the ongoing organisational reform process, our Mend Our Mountains : Make One Million appeal has raised a fantastic £800,000 to repair paths and protect habitats in hills, mountains and important landscapes across the UK.

ML Training - Hazards of steep ground We have had another lovely day in Snowdonia today and the ML Training team and I have spent it looking at the hazards of steep ground. We looked at the emergency use of a rope to safeguard members of their group and themselves on scrambling terrain and soaked up the autumnal sunshine in the process….

Sponsor Content: How Edelrid is Working to Create Eco-Friendly Climbing Gear Edelrid has been making major efforts to improve their environmental impact. This video explains why they are making the effort and what challenges they continue to face.

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