Now open at M&M Hill, The Crunge. This may be the purest, most beautiful line I've found at the Hill yet. 33 feet of crimps, finger and hand jams, and glorious footwork. I'm in love. Sadly, I was unable to pull off the send on self belay today, falling short just a few feet from … Continue reading The Crunge: 33 Feet of Goodness
Over the past couple of weeks, I have posted a lot of information about the 2015 TCRC Social happening at the Midwest Climbing Academy Saturday, March 21. Here is a recap of what is going on and what you can expect. The event is scheduled 4-9 pm on Saturday, 3/21/15 The main climbing area in … Continue reading Overview – 2015 Twin Cities Rock Climbing Social
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.
Once upon a time, I was intimidated by the crag at Willow River; as such, I have rarely been there. That once upon a time lasted until... just now, when I chose to make it past tense. A day or two ago, depending on when I get around to posting this, I spent the morning … Continue reading Finding Willow
In 2013, I set some climbing goals. Climb Sigma, arguably the best 5.12 in Minnesota, and send all the pesky 5.11+ climbs in Red Wing that I was continually one-hanging. Goal met.In 2014, I set a goal of climbing 40 climbs in a day for my 40th birthday; "the birthday challenge". Goal met.Now, I'm looking … Continue reading Setting Goals: 2015 Edition