Climbing

What Not to Wear: Climbing in Hot Weather

Climbing / ZZBLOG POSTS

Doing anything outside when it’s really hot can be uncomfortable, and climbing in hot weather is no exception. You may not get quite as sweaty as you do during other activities, but you’ll still get pretty ripe, and wearing... Read More »

Mind over…mind? Confessions of a psyched out rock climber

Climbing / ZZBLOG POSTS

When it comes to climbing, we all have our mental issues and shortcomings. Whether it’s breaking a bad habit like high stepping every foothold, not taking enough time to rest or breathe, or not focusing enough on your footwork,... Read More »

The Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story

Camping & Backpacking / Climbing / Cycling / Events & News / Paddling / Running & Fitness / ZZBLOG POSTS

He died before I could get the rest of the story. The difference between the call and the chance forever lost would be counted in days. My quest: a 45th anniversary tribute to our founders – the two men... Read More »

Ruth Lake

Climbing / ZZBLOG POSTS

Another climbing weekend was planned. My room mates, Eric and Riley, Eric’s twin Kendra, and Jani and Andrea were all psyched to spend a weekend camping and climbing. This time, I had my own rope, and Jani decided that... Read More »

Adventures in Crane Mountain

Climbing / ZZBLOG POSTS

If you live near the Adirondack Mountains and rock climb, you must check out Crane Mountain. I have long thought that the southern Adirondack’s had little potential for great routes, until this season when I started venturing away from... Read More »

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