Category Archives: Climbing

The Perfect Gift

Climbing gift certificates are the perfect gift for any current or aspiring climber. Gift certificates can be used for a wide range of guided climbing activities. A climbing experience for a first time climber, classes for a new climber, or … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Giving thanks is a valuable part of recognizing the important things in life. No holiday is needed but the Thanksgiving season is a great time to reflect on what we give thanks for. This year, I am thankful for many … Continue reading

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Attitude is everything

Attitude is a powerful force and can be a game changer in determining the outcome of challenging goal. Check out my¬†article about attitude in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.  

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2013 is full blown. Have you asked yourself what you want to do this year? Goals? Resolutions? To-do lists? Whatever you want to call them, it can be motivating to make some resolutions. Setting goals can be a bit like … Continue reading

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Monday Movie – Making Tommy

Tommy Caldwell has long been my candidate for one of the best climbers in the world due to his all-around ability and his big wall free climbing ascents. Plus, he’s a really nice guy. I remember meeting his dad years … Continue reading

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Monday Movie – Chris Shulte on Independence Pass

Climbing movies are a great way to start your week. So, here you go, Chris Shulte on Independence Pass. “The Pass”, as locals here in the Roaring Fork Valley tend to call it, is a favorite summertime destination and the … Continue reading

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My little voice

We all have those little voices in our heads, or at least I do. Sometimes my little voice is the encouraging, positive voice that motivates me to do more and try harder. But, more often than not, the voice is … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Rappelling with a GriGri (or Cinch or what have you)

Check out my recent Tech Tip on rappelling with a GriGri, Cinch or what have you at Splitter Choss.

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Extreme Botany

The idea of getting paid to climb in the Black Canyon almost sounded too good to be true. But, I found myself on the North Rim of the Black Canyon in early June to meet my friend Bernadette, a botanist … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Climb

I’m never short on reasons to climb, but just in case you need another one, here it is: A study that suggests women find climbing the sexiest sport and are attracted to climbers.

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