Posts tagged Climbing
Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener

Your Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch - California Fourteener - Mount Shasta is the 5th tallest mountain in California and has many trails that lead to it's summit. Most trails to the top of Mount Shasta require technical Mountaineering skills (meaning beginners should go guided), but it is still an awesome peak to add to your bucket list. This particular guide goes over the details of climbing Mt Shasta via the Avalanche Gulch route (one of the easier routes up the Mountain). Check out my full guide to this beautiful area and this California classic peak! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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35 of the Best Gifts for Rock Climbers and Boulderers

35 of the Best Gifts for Rock Climbers and Boulderers | The holiday's are fast approaching and so I decided to put together a rock climbing gift guide based on products that I love. These gifts are perfect for the avid climber in your life, or even for yourself. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for indoor rock climbers or those who love to get outdoors on real rock, you can’t go wrong with any of these gift ideas! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Climbing Destination Guide - Rock Climbing Ko LaoLiang in Thailand

Rock Climbing Ko Laoliang in Thailand | Thailand has some of the best sport climbing in the world and should be high on your destination list for rock climbing. Ko Laoliang is a special island in Thailand where you can find great climbing, deep water soloing, solitude, and laid back vibes. Read our Climbing destination guide to learn more about this special place and how to plan a great trip there. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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My 5 Favorite Winter Climbing Areas in California

My 5 Favorite Winter Climbing Areas in California | Just as the summer months here in California are a great time for high altitude alpine climbing and hiking in the Sierra Nevada, the cold temperatures of the winter months make for some great lower elevation desert rock climbing! Whether you love to sport climb, trad climb, or boulder, I've listed 5 of my favorite areas to climb in California in the winter months, and there is a little bit of everything for every style of climber. Happy Sending! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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10 of My Favorite Bouldering Problems in Bishop, California for the V0-V3 Boulderer

It's Bishop Season! Or that's what every local boulderer in California will start saying around this time of the year. What's Bishop season you may ask? Why, it's the most wonderful time of the year! Bishop Season tis the season to be jolly. When Bishop Clause gives you gifts in the form of sent projects and perfect sending temperatures. Oh Come all ye, Bishop-ers. 

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Virgin Gorda Bouldering - British Virgin Islands

Virgin Gorda is located in the British Virgin Islands, and it happens to be home to hundreds of beautiful granite boulders. The quality of climbing is fantastic, and the location is unreal. If you're looking to combing a climbing trip into a relaxing beach vacation, this is the best of both worlds.

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Climbing Day Trip to Wheeler Gorge Near Ojai

Last weekend I had the chance to hit up Wheeler Gorge (close to the same area as the Black Wall post) with Michael, and it turned out to be an epic area! It's been quite some time since I've had the chance to get back to lead climbing. I've been doing routes here and there on toprope, but since the first half of the year has seemed more geared toward hiking and mountaineering I haven't had as many weekends where I go out solely to focus on climbing and lead climbing. Last time I trad lead was on Black Wall, and the last time I sport lead was in the Hinterlands... definately a ways back.

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