Tag Archives: Petzl

Gunks with Ashley and Brian!

Ashley and Brian ping’d me a while back about a Gunks day as an Anniversary gift to each other.  We planned the date.  Meet at Rock & Snow, caravan to the Preserve, go climbing! Ashley and Brian have climbed extensively … 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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Soggy but not Schooled

I spent the last two days climbing with 3 of the URI W. Alton Jones Environmental Education program staff.  They plan to head out with their participants and facilitate a top rope climb or two.  Jen, Erin, and Alex took … Continue reading

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Practical Self Rescue

Every Spring, I teach a handful of one day self rescue courses.  These programs are practical in the sense that you can do this stuff with what you normally carry.  The profile of climber that takes this course is either … Continue reading

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The Maine Attraction

When I was in college, I sort of cut my teeth in the Camden Hills, the Clifton crags and in Acadia National Park.  I spent a time as an apprentice guide working with Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School, and developed … Continue reading

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