Tag Archives: AMGA

#seekqualifiedinstruction- Gym to Crag

Each spring I put on a series of training clinics call Gym to Crag for ‘gym climbers’ who are aspiring to make the move outside.  While these climbers may have mastered the skills inside, outdoor climbing turns out to be … Continue reading

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November Stoke

In an effort to keep the Stoke high, I wanted to post a few photos from this past week.  We’re still rock climbing, and the east and south facing aspects (like the Gunks and Ragged) are still in prime condition. … Continue reading

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Route Profile: Sliding Board, III 5.7r, 1000′, Whitehorse Ledge, NH

Ed Webster’s 2nd edition guidebook calls Sliding Board “Enchanting slab climbing with a short crux of delicate face climbing makes this one of the best rock climbs on the east coast. There are, however, some typically long, Whitehorse-sized runnouts.” A … Continue reading

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AMGA SPI Knots and Hitches

Master these knots and hitches prior to arriving for the AMGA SPI Course.

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AMGA SPI Assessment

Sunday completed my second AMGA SPI Assessment Exam for the year.  3 candidates, Max Lurie of International Mountain Climbing School, Hunter Harrell of the US Naval Academy, and Will Harper of the Rock Club came out for 2 days of … Continue reading

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