Stories tagged: climbing
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Just 20 minutes from downtown Sin City is world-class rock climbing in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It’s an adult playground made of sandstone and sunshine.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
It’s a worn and torn cliché with numerous iterations:
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:31 a.m.
A statewide effort to replace aging climbing equipment had a banner year in 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9 p.m.
2018: The year outdoors
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
The most read outdoor stories of 2018 presented chronologically.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
2018: Outdoor transitions
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Feats of outdoor bravery, skill and persistence were achieved in 2018.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6 a.m.
Even to non-ice climbers, the ice hanging from the wall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks looks different than it did when the wall opened in 2012.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
Two Spokane climbers established a new route in the wilds of Montana.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
They started their grand climbing adventure in Nebraska of all places.
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
The most riveting scene in Free Solo, a blockbuster climbing documentary about free soloist Alex Honnold’s ropeless ascent of the 3,000-foot El Capitan, is shot in his van.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Spokane’s dedicated climbing nonprofit,
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
In his Spokane garage, Jess Roskelley faced a conundrum. He had this new treadwall – picture a treadmill, but for climbing – but it was about a foot taller than …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Spokane alpinist Jess Roskelley will speak at Mountain Gear (2002 N. Division St.) on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9 a.m.
Emily Stevenson was depressed. The Gonzaga student hadn’t slept well in three years. The rigors of her engineering school work threatened to overwhelm her.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
The Bower Climbing Coalition, a Spokane climbing nonprofit, is hosting a cleanup of the Dishman climbing area near the Dishman Hills Conservation Area.
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Craig Demartino, a national adaptive champion and world-record climber, will speak at the launch of the Inland Northwest Adaptive Climbing Initiative on Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
At 58 years old, Charlie LaBrie is still hanging high. .
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
A popular Washington climbing spot is getting a much-needed second toilet.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
A well-known speed climber brought his skills to Washington earlier this month.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Standing along the edge of the Spokane River, just downstream of Post Falls, Bryan Myers has a grand vision.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Snaking upward into the dark, a line of headlamps twinkles in the cold darkness of an early alpine morning. Each light a climber. Each climber a collection of hopes, desires …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 3:57 a.m.
An injury slows me down forcing a slower pace of outdoor travel.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
REI has given $15,000 in grants toward mountain biking and climbing projects in the Spokane area.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Gonzaga University senior Hannah Tolson will compete in the 2018 World University Championships in Slovakia starting Wednesday.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 6 a.m.
Backcountry Canadian huts, mountain views inspire, but 65-year-old Spokane climber Dick Quinn is the real muse
He didn’t hesitate when he came to the 50-degree sloping mass of snow and ice just a handful of a hundred feet below the summit of Mount Olive in the …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
Days after two of the world’s most celebrated rock climbers twice set astonishingly fast records on the biggest wall in Yosemite National Park, they did it again Wednesday, breaking a …
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Two rock climbers were killed Saturday morning when they fell from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, officials said.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
A veteran Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for the 22nd time, setting a record for the most climbs of the world’s highest mountain, while a female Sherpa made …
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Spokane alpinist Jess Roskelley was named the second-most adventurous person in the world by Men’s Journal, Tuesday.