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Petzl Drytool event

And the season is On! The first drytool competition this year was in Puurs Belgium. With more than 65 participants and a very good atmosphere a great day. There where 6 open routes to climb for every one. Petzl arranged the gear for all the climbers helmets and great tools. For the newby’s there was…

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The Black

Ze Black.The Canyon is Black, making it an area that (even if you don’t know anything about climbing) could scare you by looking down in it.The poison Ivy, bears and loose rock in the SOB* gully doesn’t make it sound any better.*SOB Gully: the ‘path’ you walk down to get to the start of the…

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Indian Creek

Indian Creeka.k.a “Mama…*”*….it hurts* ….this is scary* ….it’s so hot here* ….water, water, wat….After a week of mental and physical challenging try-outs for the Alpine Mentor Programme I had a couple ‘restdays’. Buster and I decided to spent these days in trad Sandstone area Indian Creek.Indian Creek is a rare and special place located in…

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Marianne US

Alpine Mentors from Wayfaring Media on Vimeo. “The vision of Alpine Mentors is for small groups of young alpinists to train and climb with mentors with the aim of achieving climbs perceived to be beyond their reach. Participants will endeavor to communicate their experience with humility and integrity, will act to redress the environmental impacts…

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Hooray at Ouray

This week the Alpine Mentor Programme started.We started on Monday, all excited to actually meet Steve and even climb together :)@ BivouacSummer drytooling :)Drytooling @VailAutumnOh Deer!Getting ready for the Yodel AreteYodeling up the arete :)Scrambling at the topOur first day was kind of easy, sportsclimbing in the sun, to too alpine-ish. But good to get…

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