Climbing Protection - Rack Optimization
Climbing in Colorado, 3rd Flat Iron, Boulder, CO, Travel, Climbing, Tara Smith
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Climbing in Colorado

A few photos from climbing in Colorado last October (trying to get caught up on 7+ years of photos). Tara's first time climbing in Colorado started on the First Flat Iron (direct route 5.6R). We simul climbed most of the 1,200', which is…
First Day at Coopers, Coopers Rock, Climbing, Bouldering, Dylan Jones, Matt Cline, Eric Fizer, by Gabe DeWitt
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The First Day at Coopers

Poem by Dylan Jones - Photos by Gabe DeWitt ‘Twas the first day at Coopers, and all through the woods The climbers were out trying to bag up the goods; Spotters huddled round the crash pads with care, In hopes that success would ring…
Albright, Cheat Fest, Cheat River Festival, Events, Music, Places, West Virginia
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Cheat River Interview

The following are my responses to a recent FOC interview about the upcoming Cheat River Festival... What was it like growing up in the Cheat River Watershed? It gives and it takes..and gives. My entire immediate family comes from the Cheat…
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Instagram Takeover for AAC

I'm Feeling super stoked to be featured by one of the predominant climbing/outdoor organizations I follow (and proud member of). This week I got invited to takeover the American Alpine Club's Instagram account. Today is day 4 of the Instagram…
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Tara Smith

This traveler has taken me to the highest mountain tops, and to the lowest deserts...together facing challenges and victories of all shapes and sizes. The last two years with her have brought such amazing growth and happiness to my life...words…
Mountain Mama
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Mountain Mama

Over the weekend, my friends John, Aira, and I decided to take an adventure to traditionally climb some unique West Virginia gritstone. We biked in 3 miles to the spot, and hiked down to the base of the 100 foot cliff.  Aira enjoyed the sun…
AAC GTM, American Alpine Club, Craggin Classic
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2015 American Alpine Club Guidebook to Membership

I just had a photo published by the AAC, check out page 33 (slide 34)! The American Alpine Club's 2015 Guidebook to Membership A big thank Whitney Bradberry, Lisa Hummel and the American Alpine Club Southeast Region for helping make…