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Petzl Roctrip

Petzl Roctrip

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 18, 2007 October 18, 2007

The Petzl RocTrip event in the Red River Gorge this past weekend was certainly “eventful”. This year Petzl joined forces with the RRGCC (Red River Gorge Climbers Coalition) annual fundraiser called, Roctober Fest to help raise money… Read More

Photo: Christian Witkin

Outside Magazine Cover Shot

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 17, 2007 October 17, 2007

The other day while having coffee at Vics, the neighborhood café, a few people came up to me and said they liked the cover shot of Outside Magazine this month. This month’s gate-cover photo shows Lance Armstrong, Ben Harper, Amanda Beard, and Kelly Slater on… Read More

How I Train Pt. 2 – Physical Elements of Endurance

How I Train Pt. 2 – Physical Elements of Endurance

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 16, 2007 October 16, 2007

My last post addressed the mental aspect of endurance training. The following post will address the basics elements of the physical side of endurance training. Free climbing involves a combination of both power and endurance. Some people are better suited to one… Read More

How I Train Pt. 1 – Mental Endurance

How I Train Pt. 1 – Mental Endurance

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 15, 2007 October 15, 2007

Editor’s note: Welcome to The Cleanest Lynn. Besides being one of the most accomplished climbers on the planet Lynn Hill is also one heck of a blogger. So we’ve handed over the keys to Lynn for a week’s worth of… Read More

Recycle Your Old Climbing Ropes

Recycle Your Old Climbing Ropes

Oct 8, 2007 October 8, 2007

In the spirit of our Common Threads Garment Recycling program, Sterling Rope Company is launching a climbing rope recycling program in partnership with Rock/Creek Outfitters, ClimbingGear.com, and the Triple… Read More

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Oct 4, 2007 October 4, 2007

Besides working on today’s episode, Dirtbag Diaries host Fitz Cahall just launched a redesigned version of his Web site, www.dirtbagdiaries.com. Stop by when you have a chance and don’t forget to tell your friends about this one-of-a-kind podcast. Now, without further adieu, Fitz Cahall: There’s no such thing… Read More

Steve House

Signing Off from Pakistan

By Steve House   |   Sep 28, 2007 September 28, 2007

Steve House is home from Pakistan now, but before getting on his flight in Islamabad he made one last call to close out his trip and introduce us to a special guest. In this last update we get to hear from Mr. Saad Tariq Siddiqi, the Honorable Secretary of the… Read More

Photo: Free soloing, Ursus americanus style

New Route Established on Donner Summit

By localcrew   |   Sep 27, 2007 September 27, 2007

Many climbers are familiar with the convenient, high-quality granite available at California’s Donner Summit. Those who have made the trip are no doubt familiar with the sight of The Summit’s Rainbow Bridge, built in 1926.  Many come simply for the view available from the bridge’s road-side vista pull out. Read More

Steve House

Fare Thee Well Charakusa Valley

By Steve House   |   Sep 20, 2007 September 20, 2007

Steve House took the time to make one last call amidst the hustle and bustle of packing up base camp and organizing 30 porters. It’s a little rough around the edges but the sentiment is appreciated. Listen to Steve House Update… Read More

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