March 2008

Cleaning new bouldering problems in Virginia

by Tom Markiewicz on March 29, 2008

I just returned from a great bouldering session today at a new, yet to be named, area in Virginia. It’s hard to believe that these boulders have not been developed yet due to their proximity to the Appalachian Trail; but the dirt, shrubbery, heavy lichen, and lack of chalk say otherwise. There are a few […]

Registration for New River Rendezvous getting full

by Tom Markiewicz on March 27, 2008

I’ve heard reports that the New River Rendezvous registration is starting to get full. This year organizers are limiting the event to the first 700 climbers who register in advance. The fee is only $25 and from my past experiences at the Rendezvous, it will be money well spent.

Climbing events for April

by Tom Markiewicz on March 24, 2008

Spring is rapidly approaching so we’re starting to see numerous climbing-related events on the radar. Here is a current list of climbing events for April 2008: April 4-6 – Spring Fling Quartz Gathering, Quartz Mountain, OK April 4-6 – Warrior’s Way and New River Mountain Guides Trad Camp, New River Gorge, WV April 6 – […]