Monthly Archives: August 2014
Pro climber Charlotte Durif is no stranger to the competition circuit, or to the SCS Nationals podium. As a Petzl athlete, she is one of the faces of the sport, and she takes that role seriously. Last month, Durif authored … Continue reading
Guest Post: How a ‘Fraidy Cat, Out of Shape Old(er) Man With a Fear of Heights Became a Rock Climber [with the aid of Keith].
by Kent Wietharn About 5 years ago, my wife started taking my son Kas (age 9 at the time) to Cliffhangers (now Junior Team) on Saturday mornings. Cliffhangers was an introductory climbing session for grade school age kids, lasting about 2 … Continue reading
Last month, Angie Payne sent Freaks of the Industry, a V13 at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. In 2010, Angie’s ascent of “The Automator” made her the first woman to climb a confirmed V13, and Freaks of the Industry … Continue reading