August 2008

Cloudveil holding end of summer sale

by Tom Markiewicz on August 26, 2008

Cloudveil is having a big end of summer sale with discounts ranging from 20% – 60% off regular prices. The sale runs from 8/22/08 through 9/1/08. After browsing the sale myself for deals, I can tell you there are definitely some stellar buys in there (via Splitter Choss).

Carter Lake Bouldering

by Tom Markiewicz on August 22, 2008

As I mentioned in my last post, we moved to Colorado this week and I was obviously excited about all the new climbing opportunities in my backyard. In my rush to get on some rock, I ignored the fact that my body was exhausted from all the packing, driving, unpacking, and moving around of heavy […]

Move to Colorado is complete

by Tom Markiewicz on August 18, 2008

I wrote a few months ago about my eventual move to Colorado. Well, after much effort, I’m finally here. My wife and I drove the 1520 miles from Blacksburg this past weekend and we’re trying to get settled. On my prior post both here and on my personal blog, many asked where I was planning […]

Quick Sends – 8/1/08

by Tom Markiewicz on August 1, 2008

Czech climber Adam Ondra redpointed WoGu (5.14) in Switzerland Red River Gorge’s Torrent Falls re-opens to climbers Peregrine closures lifted for all USFS and non-FS climbing areas in North Carolina Dave Macleod frees Echo Wall, Scotland China closes Mt. Everest for spring cleanup in 2009 Nicolas Favresse makes second ascent of Cobra Crack (5.14)