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Students learn wilderness first response skills

...Stiebber and Funk joined the course because they spend a lot of time outdoors."I'm a big outdoorsman. I love going rock climbing and different things outside," Funk said. "I'm not a particular lover of the rain. But I think this was a lot...
Sitka gym born from college closure

...membership offer that came with a weekly class introducing participants to new exercises, such as weight lifting and rock climbing."It was really helpful," Peterson said. "It got me started."She's now there five or six days a week on...
Oregon's Horse Butte attracts winter mountain bikers

...Cline Falls Highway, including the south trailhead off Newcomb Road, and the north trailhead, called Juniper.This rock climbing destination is also a good spot to ride a bike in the winter. Bikers can climb the challenging Burma Road to reach...
Summer in Alaska all about multi-tasking short list include Mount Healy, Mount Prindle, Panorama Peak or Rainbow Mountain, aka Rainbow Ridge.12. Go rock climbing. I'm not a climber and I'm afraid of heights so why do I keep putting this one on my list? Because, as climbers...
Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...a city-owned facility with artificial ice in a natural gorge, the umbrella company Chicks Climbing now offers rock climbing tutorials around the country and even treks in Nepal."I call myself the accidental entrepreneur," said Chicks...
Rock climbers build confidence

...two months, Hunter has taken rock-climbing lessons from Natalie and Nic Larson...Larson's have started Redoubt Rock Climbing, a class for children between...originally from California, started rock climbing at the age of six. She said it...
Former quarry provides ice-climbing thrills

...about coverage, it was summer and everyone assumed rock climbing was the topic. Emphasizing safety at every turn, Griffith...mental and emotional as well."Loveridge agreed that rock climbing tends to be more physical than ice climbing, requiring...

...the future. They are considering the possibility of catering to the summer outdoor enthusiasts, specifically the rock climbing community, by allowing tent space or building a hostel on the upper level of the barn, offering meals, a shower...
'Wilderness as the intervention'

...who seem to have trouble opening up, bottle-feeding calves. Sunday is for recreation, with rappelling, hiking, rock climbing, Frisbee golf, basketball, and cross country skiing in the winter. Structure is necessary for these young men...
War veterans take on ice climbing

...expect to take about 20 trips and serve several hundred veterans. The organization takes servicemen backpacking, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain biking and whitewater rafting."It gives the veterans a non-clinical space to adjust...


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