February 2006

Today’s climbing links for 2-25-06

by Tom Markiewicz on February 25, 2006

Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user All Climbing Blog on 2006-02-25 John Peterson’s Connecticut Traprock Beta: Central Connecticut features numerous small traprock crags. Traprock, a form of basalt, provides delightful climbing on well-featured steep faces and cracks. Keywords: climbing, connecticut, northeast Ragged Mountain Foundation: Preserving Connecticut’s High and Wild Places Keywords: climbing, connecticut, newengland, northeast Gunks […]

Carderock in the news

by Tom Markiewicz on February 20, 2006

The Washington Examiner has an article on one of my old haunts, Carderock. Located just outside the DC Beltway in Maryland, the crag is a popular (ok, that’s an understatement) crag for those in the DC metro area. Unfortunately, the rock is polished and it’s more crowded than a popular climbing gym. Additional resources for […]

Today’s climbing links for 2-19-06

by Tom Markiewicz on February 19, 2006

Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user All Climbing Blog on 2006-02-19 Rock climbing in Tigray, Ethiopia: Keywords: africa, climbing Selecting a good mountain guide is imperative for novice climbers: Keywords: climbing, guides, instruction

Today’s climbing links for 2-18-06

by Tom Markiewicz on February 18, 2006

Shared bookmarks for del.icio.us user All Climbing Blog on 2006-02-18 Ice climbing tips: Keywords: iceclimbing Bouldering in Uganda – SuperClimb: Keywords: africa, bouldering

Building a home climbing gym

by Tom Markiewicz on February 17, 2006

I’m finally getting ready to start on a long time project – building a home climbing gym in my basement. When we moved to Blacksburg from Northern Virginia, we bought a house down here that had a partially finished basement. I now have more space to build a home climbing wall than I actually know […]