Monthly Archives: December 2012

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December 25, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Mountain Epics

brightcove.createExperiences(); For your 12th day of Psyche I present… Christmas. For your gift here are a few snowy adventures from climbing prodigy David Lama. As a teenager he dominated the…

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December 24, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Girls Killin’ It

… on hard, local boulders. Here are two vids of Brit Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on a recent trip, making mincemeat of some of America’s hardest boulder problems. There’s also a short…

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December 23, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Why We Climb

This is a great interview with the late Patrick Edlinger. I don’t generally find climbing interviews inspiring but this one is different. “Le Blond’s” views don’t seem tainted with jealously…

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December 22, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Making Weight

Since it’s the weekend and you theoretically have more time, here’s a pretty cool movie that’s on Netflix play it now called Occupation: Fighter (also on Amazon et al). It’s…

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December 21, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Buildering

Here’s a 3- part Psyche for your Friday. When I first began climbing we buildered all the time. Gyms didn’t exist and real rock was a pain to get to…

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December 20, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Snowy Mountain Biking

Cool vid of hittin’ the trails, roads, and bike parks around SLC and Park City in winter, from local company Boo bikes, a bamboo bike maker. Local is a world…

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December 19, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Rad Blind Guy

Dogs, friends, climbing, nature; what more do you need? Apparently not much. I have to say that I’m not usually inspired by stories of handicapped folks doing stuff. Not that…

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December 18, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Power Climbing

I love this style of climbing, which is a hybrid of bouldering and climbing. Routes like these require total focus once you leave the ground. You can never rest, or…

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December 16, 2012 posted by

12 Days of Psyche: Climbing Alone

The Almighty: A Climbing Story with Tyrel Mack from Fisher Creative on Vimeo. Yesterday’s Loskot vid got me thinking about climbing alone. I might have climbed alone in my life…