The White Mountains of NH are incredible beautiful, vast & rugged. They are home to some of the highest & most challenging peaks found in the Northeast. Hikers make their way up along the AT enter into this wilderness often with the Lonesome Lake Hut being the first place to greet them.
Beautiful beaches, turquoise seas and virgin limestone sea cliffs, a deep water soloing paradise really. El Nido located on the northern end of the island of Palawan in the Philippines is home to this very scenario waiting for those willing to make their first ascents.
Boulders of every shape stand before me, some the size of a coin, others bigger than a house. If an all-powerful being and Michelangelo joined forces to create an outdoor marble playground, it would look like Chimanimani National Park. White boulders with black and grey patterns appear blank and daunting, deterring those who are impatient. For those who persist, a variety of climbing holds slowly emerge from within the depths, creating mountains and valleys of endless possibility.
Nestled in the heart of Appalachia is a land of rolling mountain ridges, knobs and gaps, that hold unending beauty and wonder. Take a look at what Time to Climb discovered on our trip to West Virginia!
We are moving into the heart of the spring climbing season. We all have old scores to settle from the Fall. What projects are on your tick list this season?
Whether you are at the Gunks, Red Rock or in Thailand, the fear is the same. You know you have to grit your teeth, muster up that courage, trust your beta and make the move!