Outdoor Climbing in a Minneapolis City Park? Yes, Please.

This photo is an outdoor climbing structure in a city park in Columbus, OH. It is free to use and sits in the park just like a typical school yard playground. Would you like to see something like this in Minneapolis? It has just come to our attention that there is an opportunity to make … Continue reading Outdoor Climbing in a Minneapolis City Park? Yes, Please.

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2015 ABS Youth Nationals

The 2015 ABS Youth National Championship is happening right now at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. As I write this, I am, for the first time ever, able to watch a live stream of the action online. For a handful of years, Louder Than 11 has streamed the ABS Open Nationals with commentators and commercials … Continue reading 2015 ABS Youth Nationals

Taylors Falls Bouldering

I've been climbing for about 6 years now and am predominately a sport climber.  However, I've been slowly developing a love of bouldering over the past couple of years.  This Saturday, I made a run to Taylors Falls with my kids to do a little hiking and to hopefully squeeze in a climb or two. … Continue reading Taylors Falls Bouldering

Kyra Condie – 2014 ABS Youth National Champ Heads to SCS

Today begins the qualifying round of the 2014 SCS (Sport Climbing Series) Open National Championship at Sender One Climbing, Chris Sharma’s gym located in Santa Ana, CA. Once again from Minnesota, Kyra Condie will be competing against the best women sport climbers in the country for the title of Open National Champion.  Last year at … Continue reading Kyra Condie – 2014 ABS Youth National Champ Heads to SCS

ABS15 Move of the Comp: Reverse Bathang?

This photo of Sidney Trinidad by Megan Abshire went viral on Facebook during the ABS15 Youth National Championship.  In the background, local MN climber and USA Climbing route setter, Nic O, looks on in amazement. I've just stumbled upon the video behind the photo.  This wasn't the only amazing move Sidney made on this problem, check … Continue reading ABS15 Move of the Comp: Reverse Bathang?