December 2009

Interview with Dougald MacDonald of Colorado MoJo

by Tom Markiewicz on December 21, 2009

Dougald MacDonald recently launched a new site focused on the Colorado backcountry called Colorado MoJo. I caught up with him to ask some questions about the site. What prompted you to start a new website focused specifically on Colorado outdoor pursuits? I started Colorado MoJo because I couldn’t find anything else online that covers all […]

Climbing Video: Erik Weihenmayer Climbs The Naked Edge

by Tom Markiewicz on December 20, 2009

Blind climber Erik Weihenmayer, climbs Eldorado Canyon’s The Naked Edge to benefit the Access Fund in this incredibly inspiring video. (via Colorado MoJo, Prana)

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-20

by Tom Markiewicz on December 20, 2009

RT @climbingnarc CCC And Access Fund To Purchase Bouldering Area In North Carolina http://bit.ly/5Lp5Fe #climb # RT @MetoliusClimb 20% off all Metolius Cams – Coupon code: 1260229769 – Holiday Special ends today http://bit.ly/7dBzr4 # RT @SuperTopo: If you slackline or highline you MUST read this! http://tinyurl.com/ylrexa9 http://fb.me/3EnKEph # iTopoMaps: Technology in the Wilderness http://bit.ly/748rfB # […]

Chris Sharma Sends Neanderthal

by Tom Markiewicz on December 19, 2009

Chris Sharma sent Neanderthal, a possible 5.15b (9b), in the Santa Linya cave, Spain. Seen in Dosage V, Neanderthal follows a long and sustained 40 meter line with a hard dyno near the top of the wall. (via ClimbingNarc, Dead Point, 9b)

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-13

by Tom Markiewicz on December 13, 2009

Girth Hitching a Stopper http://ow.ly/HZWe #climb (via @BlackDiamondUSA) # RT @climbingnarc Cool List Of 5.14d And Harder Climbs/Climbers http://bit.ly/7IVOtY #climb # Ice climbing guide to Boulder's Flatirons http://bit.ly/82uebl #climb # RT @splitterchoss The Ice Climbing Season is Here! http://bit.ly/6VTnnx 3climb # RT @climbingnarc MSA Redpoint Descender Auto Belay Discontinued Indefinitely http://bit.ly/5L6KtR #climb # Amazing dyno […]

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-06

by Tom Markiewicz on December 6, 2009

Extending Cam Slings http://bit.ly/7uYGOg #climb # RT @climbingnarc #climb New V14 In Austria By Daniel Woods http://bit.ly/7wtsex # RT @rockmonkeyart Back in boulder after tday in Indian creek and a wild rukus… http://vimeo.com/7874776 # Chris Schulte FAs new problems at Mount Evans, Colorado http://ow.ly/HiZL #climb (via @BlackDiamondUSA) # RT @splitterchoss Interview with Dave Pegg of […]