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  • Samuel Frappier, a 19-year-old climber was rescued
    Samuel Frappier climber: 19-year-old stranded in mountains, 28 rescuers needed
    Samuel Frappier, a climber from Quebec, was rescued this week by rangers after becoming stranded in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. A total of 28 rescuers were said to be necessary to save the 19-year-old male from the lofty crests of Longs Peak...
  • Half Dome
    Climber dies at Yosemite
    Richie Copeland, a 50 year-old resident of Kings Canyon National Park fell to his death on May 20, 2014 as first reported on May 21, 2014. Copeland was a widely respected climber with a great many friends both in the Yosemite climbing community...
  • Give thanks you're a rock climber this Thanksgiving
    Reasons to give thanks that you're a rock climber this Thanksgiving
    It's that time of year when we stop to give thanks for the people and things that mean the most to us. This Thanksgiving, give a little extra thanks if you're a rock climber. Here's why:You're super strong.You get to spend a ton of...
  • 10 Tips to make you a better climber in Chicago
    10 tips to make you a better climber in Chicago
    Looking to gain strength, flexibility, endurance or just plain technique? Here are 10 ways to make you a better climber in Chicago, or in any major city:1. Climb more.The only way to get better is to hit the walls. Grab a monthly membership at...
  • Mike Libecki presentation in Utah on latest adventures from 2012
    Mike Libecki presentation in Utah on latest adventures from 2012
    Mike Libecki will be giving a presentation of his latest adventures from 2012 at the Our Lady of the Snows Center in Alta, Utah on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. For those of you who are familiar with Mike Libecki, you know it’s...
  • Rosa "Borussia", a modern Floribunda
    Choosing roses
    Though Gertrude Stein might have hinted that all roses are the same when she said, “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose”, if one is to be added to a garden, it’s a good idea to choose a plant that suits the space. Some types of...
  • Climber
    A Climber to Appreciate: Napa Valley Red Wine
    “The Climber,” vintage 2010, is an easy-drinking relatively light red wine with delicate flavors of red fruit, particularly bright red cherry along with a touch of tannic grip. Its eye-catching label alone may be enough for many to try...