August 2005

Pod Climber

by Tom Markiewicz on August 25, 2005

I was pointed to a climbing podcast site called Pod Climber (via Wired Nut). Pod Climber looks like an interesting resource, but I really wish I understood the attraction of podcasts. I’ve written about podcasts on my other blog and still, months later, I have no desire to use them. It probably stems from the […]

Mid-Atlantic Climbing Blog

by Tom Markiewicz on August 23, 2005

Check out a new blog for climbing in the Mid Atlantic region – Wired Nut. I’ve known the author for a while and can tell you he’s a strong climber and quite knowledgeable. Wired Nut is sure to be a good resource. Let’s hope he keeps at it and continue to post some more of […]

Mountain Lake Bouldering

by Tom Markiewicz on August 5, 2005

In my quest for some local bouldering here in Blacksburg, I went to check out the boulders at Mountain Lake, Virginia (yes, from Dirty Dancing fame) which is only about 20-25 minutes away. From, I found this section describing the bouldering. I found quite a few decent sized boulders there, but they were all […]

First trip to the New as an almost local

by Tom Markiewicz on August 4, 2005

As I mentioned in my last post, I recently moved to Blacksburg, Virginia. Last weekend I hit the New for a quick day trip. The nice part about being only 1.5 hours away is I feel a little more relaxed there and can enjoy the climbing more. When I’d make the 5.5 hour trip from […]