Stories tagged: climbing
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.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
A climber who fell to his death Tuesday at Smith Rock State Park was from Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Whitworth’s 6th annual bouldering competition, Semper Liberi, is on Saturday.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Search for Easter eggs up high on Sunday at REI’s open climbing day. Participants can scramble up REI’s indoor rock wall and Easter eggs will be hidden along the way. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
For years, Spokane resident Scott Coldiron has been developing a pocket of ice climbing in Montana. This month all that work culminated in three big first ascents.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
At some point, even the hardiest Gonzaga basketball fans may find themselves overwhelmed and underfunded amidst the glitzy cacophony of Las Vegas. Luckily, a different kind of playground is less …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Spokane mountaineer John Roskelley honored with membership in American Alpine Club alongside Alex Honnold, Margo Hayes and Sally Jewell
Spokane mountaineer, and former county commissioner, John Roskelley received another prestigious climbing award, Thursday.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
A lot of ground was covered in the Great Outdoors in 2017, but no one accomplished a more skillful feat than rock-jock Alex Honnold.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5 p.m.
A Spokane climbing nonprofit now has its own custom coffee.