July 2006

How to walk a slackline

by Tom Markiewicz on July 14, 2006

I’m skeptical that slacklining actually helps all that much for climbing, but we like to have fun with it anyway. Here’s an article from WikiHow on how to walk a slackline. RockClimbing.com also has a detailed article on one person’s slackline setup with nice pics.

Aron Ralston update

by Tom Markiewicz on July 4, 2006

From scrambling accident to beer commercials, the LA Times has an article updating Aron Ralston. Three years ago, Ralston was just another outdoor adrenaline junkie, attempting to be the first person to solo climb all 59 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot-plus peaks in winter. During a break from his quest, he ventured into a Utah canyon where […]