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Can You Go Rock Climbing With Fake Nails

Can You Go Rock Climbing With Fake Nails

Rock climbing is a difficult but rewarding activity but what if you can go rock climbing with fake nails? There are several guidelines to follow to be safe and have a pleasant and thrilling experience. The guidelines include everything from what to wear to avoid wearing fake nails and skin before trying a rock climb. This article will go into the topic of wearing fake nails when rock climbing, as well as provide information on …

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rock climbing cake

Rock Climbing Cake

After looking over several other cakes with a sporting theme, I decided to make one with a rock climbing cake theme. Although it wasn’t your average cake, they nevertheless devoured it. I used chocolate rice Krispie treats and purposely made them uneven so they would look like rocks on a wall. Then I constructed icing people to hang from them, using sour straws as the ropes and securing them at the top with toothpicks. We …

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Rock Climbing Jokes

Rock Climbing Jokes

Here is a compilation of humorous rock climbing jokes. There are several climbing climber jokes that no one knows and that will make you laugh out loud. Read the puns and riddles that offer a question and then reveal solutions, or where the setup is the punchline. We hope you find these rock climbing jokes amusing enough to tell others. Find more on cruxcrush, and check out an amazing destination for climbing. 1. The funniest …

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Role Reversal: Interview With Emily And Tim Harrington

We had an interview with Emily and Tim Harrington, let’s get started. When I first saw Role Reversal it left a major impression on me: I want a dad like that. No offense to my own dad (I love you!), but how rad would it be to share a passion like climbing with your parent? Sure, my mom went to the climbing gym with me once, but I’m talking about traveling, exploring, and sharing the joys and frustrations …

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Vanlife Tips From A Girl In The Process

  Today’s post is brought to you by Sarah Coburn, a 22-year-old climber who just left New York for the west in her unfinished van. For building updates, tips and adventures follow her on Instagram @solarlunar__totallytubular. Let’s get into the topic: Vanlife Tips from a girl in the process! Van life sounds sweet, right? No cares in the world, driving on the open road, feeling like a modern day-rock climbing-Jack Kerouac—it all sounds pretty good. Once …

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The Climbing World Cup: Why Americans Don’t Care About

Every year the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) hosts a series of competitions in each discipline of climbing: bouldering, sport, and speed. This year the climbing World Cup series has come and gone, and now the sport climbing World Cup series is underway. Did you even notice? Okay, maybe you noticed, but how many comps did you watch? How many did you care about? For most of us, at least Americans, the answer sounds …

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Women On Lead: An Interview With The Setters Of Austin Bouldering Project

Austin Bouldering Project: In November 2015, the largest bouldering gym in the United States opened in Austin, Texas. With 50,000 square feet, the Austin Bouldering Project (or ABP as it’s known by locals) shattered records. And who better to take on the job of head route setter for the massive gym than the former head route setter of their sister gym (Seattle Bouldering Project), Christine Deyo? Deyo started her setting career in Seattle and quickly …

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7 Steps To Become A More Sustainable Climber

Let’s discuss 7 steps to become a more sustainable climber: “To do good, you actually have to do something,” Yvon Chouinard said (ironically, in an American Express commercial. But hey, it’s a mad inspirational commercial!). Start with these simple actions to limit your impact. Photo credit @lenadrapella (1) Practice Leave No Trace (LNT) Climbers might argue the ethics of ground-up versus rap-bolting ad nauseam, but in general, being an ethical, sustainable climber is not excessively complicated. …

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From Wc Champ To The Wcs: An Interview With Shauna Coxsey

An interview with Shauna Coxsey stole the spotlight earlier this year at the Bouldering World Cup Series with her poise, confidence, and all-around grit and determination. She became the first Brit to win the series and has a promising future ahead of her with the inclusion of climbing in the 2020 Olympics. We were honored to chat with her, not only because of her recent accomplishments but her continued dedication to empowering women by founding …

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Tips To Trad: A Beginners Guide

Tips To Trad: A Beginners Guide: When I began trad climbing earlier this spring, I was entirely perplexed about where to start. I kind of felt like… And though I’d like to say trad isn’t complicated, that’s not really true. Women on lead: an interview with the setters of the Austin bouldering project The sheer amount of gear alone is overwhelming! Don’t worry, you probably won’t need this much. Photo by Weigh My Rack The fact …

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