Readers' Blog

Posted August 1, 2008

Climber's Life on a Rainy Day

The life of a dirtbag climber just ain't that easy.

Posted July 30, 2008

Protecting Access to the Bugaboos

I was saddened to learn about two proposals that Bugaboo Provincial Park is considering, both of which would have adverse effects on climbing and climbers.

Posted July 28, 2008

Faded Dream

I was ready to escape the mediocrity of my job scene, where people were so catty with each other. I couldn't wait to meet people who were beyond such pettiness.

Posted July 23, 2008

Guidebooks: To Be or Not To Be?

Please, authors, make sure you do the climb and take the right notes before publishing misleading information.

Posted July 21, 2008

Project 365: Refreshing Perspective on Devils Tower

Instead of railing against the restrictions by claiming that access to federally managed lands should not be affected by religious or cultural background, Frank is instead taking the stance that climbing the Tower and revering it are not mutually exclusive perspectives.

Posted July 18, 2008

Claude Ratte: Thank You, Rangers

Our gratitude will be for ever lasting, in our hearts you will stay, as angels who gave us the liberty of enjoying our life for ever more...

Posted July 14, 2008

Wild By Numbers

Numbers were usually dull and meaningless to her, an annoyance she barely tolerated because she had to. But these numbers, these were easy and natural for her.

Posted July 8, 2008

Ethics of Guiding at Altitude?

Is it really ethical to claim to be able to lead and care for marginally experienced climbers in such an unpredictable environment?

Posted June 30, 2008

Challenging the Speed Record on El Capitan

Doesn't climbing just to beat someone else defeat the purpose?

Posted June 27, 2008

Alex Honnold's Moonlight Buttress Playlist

"As for my playlist, I'd be happy to share. It's my Top 25..."

Posted June 26, 2008

Climbing with Purpose

American attempt on an unclimbed peak in Alaska in the name of cancer research.

Posted June 25, 2008

You May Be an Alpinist If...

Are you a true alpinist? Find out if you've got what it takes!

Posted June 25, 2008

The Accomplishment Is the Peak, Not the Path Home

"I mean, with the possible exception of free climbing, isn’t the fun part going downhill?"

Posted June 18, 2008

More Whips and Snakes Than an Indiana Jones Movie

I was sitting in the shade on Sunday, kneading the lactic acid out of my forearms, when along came a snake.

Posted June 16, 2008

Test Yourself: Are You an Alpinist?

Diamox or clarifying lotion? Think you're an alpinist? Take this quiz to find out.

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