Archive for November, 2015

Late Season Climbing Tips

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

The Night at the End of the Tunnel

A season's edge run up Stand Your Ground, the Jammer Wall's premiere 5.7-

A season’s edge run up Stand Your Ground, the Jammer Wall’s premiere 5.7-

No doubt we will scrounge our way up a route or two before snow flies and it gets too doggone cold to climb, but there is equal certainty as to the direction things are taking. There’s a night, a long winter’s one, at the end of this tunnel – and there isn’t much left of the tunnel itself. However, autumn’s onslaught of short days, frequent rain, and low temperature have taught us some things about climbing here on Crane, tips that may help other bummin’ climbers make the best of waning opportunities. (more…)