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Only Glass Separates You From Smith Rock's (and more) Climbing Past

Only Glass Separates You From Smith Rock's (and more) Climbing Past

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but an artifact speaks volumes. A new exhibit at the High Desert Museum entitled "Ascent:  Climbing Explored" has so many artifacts from renowned area and regional climbers it's a veritable candy store for climbers, and non-climbers alike. You just can't take any of the candy home with you. 

Cold Weather Signals Perfect Smith Rock Climbing Conditions for Arc'teryx Climber Nina Caprez

Cold Weather Signals Perfect Smith Rock Climbing Conditions for Arc'teryx Climber Nina Caprez

On a quick reconnaissance trip a year ago October to Smith Rock, Arc'teryx Climber Nina Caprez fell in love. With a route, that is. Perfectly smooth and vertical for 131 feet (40 meters), To Bolt Or Not To Be teased her with its 100+ moves on tiny fingertip edges. She knew she had to return to master the complex choreography required to complete the route.