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Getting kitted out for rock climbing places all the emphasis on the key gear: climbing shoes, harness and helmet. But once you’ve got those items, what do you actually wear them with? Activities like skiing and hiking seem to have a well-established set of wardrobe rules in place, whereas what to [...]
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When you hear the words “rock climber,” what comes to mind? Chalk-stained hands, perhaps. Someone who lives in their van. An adrenaline junky. If you’ve seen the 2018 documentary “Free Solo,” maybe you picture Alex Honnold in his bright red shirt, dangling precariously from the rocks [...]
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The Valemount Climbing Club registered as a non-profit society in early 2021 and started planning for a three-phase climbing gym project. Through the provision of early grants we were able to fund the first planning phase of the project. In the past year, we have completed Phase One: we secured a [...]
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Imagine yourself, next Tuesday evening. Think about where you are, who you’re with, and what you’re doing. Are you at an indoor climbing gym? After reading this guide, you could be. Getting into climbing has tons of benefits. It’s a great form of exercise, it’s social and creative, and [...]
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Any movement to elevate rock climbing to a varsity sport sanctioned by the Vermont Principals’ Association does not seem to have much momentum. “At this point, I have received no formal proposal,” VPA Associate Executive Director Bob Johnson said when asked bout the sport’s [...]
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Sport climbing's popularity has risen in recent years as more climbers have turned out to scale walls indoors and out. The sport, like nearly everything else, lost its footing a bit during the pandemic but most indicators show it's well on its way to returning to peak numbers from [...]
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Whether you live near the mountains or the middle of the desert, if you want to keep your skis, snowboard, and other gear in good shape during the off-season, you need proper snowsports equipment storage. Check out these tips on how to store winter recreational gear. How to Store Skis Like [...]