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So ILL Holds

Posted on 01. Jul, 2013 by .

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Check out this video from So iLL Holds! Additionally I have returned from Alaska and am waiting to write a monster post detailing the trip. It should drop in a few days! Here’s a quick photo to whet your appetite!

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So Ill Holds

Posted on 29. May, 2013 by .

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A few years ago, a good friend of mine introduced me to Dave and Dan Chancellor, proprietors of So Ill Climbing Holds. They’ve become friends over the years, and I’ve climbed with Dave in Colorado and Illinois. Last year I traveled to St. Louis to help them open their new gym and it was a […]

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New Five Ten Blog Post

New Five Ten Blog Post

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by .

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I’ve written up a slightly more poetic piece for the Five Ten Blog that I would encourage you to check out by clicking on the link: Additionally, I have a very exciting summer coming up. I will be traveling to Alaska to continue my efforts in developing the amazing bouldering at Hatcher Pass this summer, […]

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Dai’s Newest Project

Posted on 10. May, 2013 by .

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Click on the link to see one of the best unclimbed projects in the world? Woah…

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The Network

Posted on 15. Apr, 2013 by .

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Chuck Fryberger has a trailer out for his new film, The Network, which is available for digital download and on DVD here Check it out!

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Bugeleisen

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by .

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Finnish climber Nalle Hukkataival has made an ascent of Klem Loskot’s Bugeleisen V14 at Maltatal, Austria. Well done. Bugeleisen climbs a striking, dark shield of rock with small crimps and powerful gastons. Not only is it one of the best hard problems in the world, it has remained arguably unrepeated for almost 13 years (partially […]

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Climbers Against Cancer

Climbers Against Cancer

Posted on 08. Apr, 2013 by .

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It isn’t so often that climbers do something to step away from their own selfish desires to climb the next cool route, or sickest new boulder problem, but I wanted to bring to your attention a great organization the steps drastically away from that, called Climbers Against Cancer. I asked Shauna Coxsey, the 2012 British […]

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Graham climbs new 8C

Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by .

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A few days ago Dave Graham once again made the FA of the hardest problem at Elkland, aka The Nicky’s Boulders, aka The Billiards in Estes Park. The Bridge of Ashes V15 is the newest addition in a long line of well documented hard problems that now exist in Colorado. Well done. Dave spent a […]

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Elkland

Elkland

Posted on 24. Feb, 2013 by .

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This weekend I had one day to get out and made the most of it. I had tried a new problem put up by Dave Graham last week called Afrika Bambaataa V12, just left of a new project he has put a number of days into. The new project is a very hard compression rig […]

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Chipping

Posted on 21. Feb, 2013 by .

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DPM has posted a fascinating video from NY, where a person is shown hammering away at rock. It’s safe to assume his intention is to climb it. It’s hard to know all of the details but it is sad to see such destructive behavior of a finite resource on public land. I have and continue […]

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