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Rock climbing, yoga, and more–family fitness night hosted by Yorkshire Elementary School – Prince William County Public Schools

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The sounds of laughter, cheers, and encouragement could be heard from the gymnasium at Yorkshire Elementary School as students and their families got together for their second annual Family Fitness Night. Six stations were set up to include cardio tag, a climbing wall, cross fit for kids, fitness circuit, yoga, and a dance party. Students were spread out across the gymnasium showing their parents and siblings how to en…….

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A growing fad in ‘flat’ Michigan: rock climbing – City Pulse

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CAMERYN CASS

LANSING – Rock climbing might be a new tool for conserving the public land that bolsters Michigan’s annual $20 billion tourism industry.

The sport is gaining traction as outdoor enthusiasts look to experience nature differently, especially after indoor climbing gyms closed during the pandemic.

Already, there are 7 million climbers in America, and the sport’s po…….

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Is Rock Climbing the Future of Tourism in Malawi? – The New York Times

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While the rock walls drew Matt and me to Malawi, the Mulanje Massif offers plenty more to non-climbing travelers. Located in the Southern Region of Malawi, this jumble of mountains is an inselberg, or a lone peak that rises from plains — literally “island mountain” in German. Sapitwa, the highest of the massif’s 62 named summits, soars to a height of 9,849 feet, gaining over 7,600 feet from the plains. The m…….

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Climbing rocks and revenue in the not-so-flat Midwest – Great Lakes Echo

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A climber navigating Slugg’s Bluff, the 80-foot-tall quartzite cliff that climbers have been enjoying since the 1970s. Image: Upper Peninsula Climbing Coalition.

By Cameryn Cass

Rock climbing might be a new tool for conserving the public land that bolsters Michigan’s annual $20 billion tourism industry.

The sport is gaining traction as outdoor enthusiasts look …….

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Didier Berthod, from rock-climbing star to monk and back again – EL PAÍS USA

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Didier Berthod disappeared from the rock-climbing scene overnight. Some said he was recovering in a monastery from a serious knee injury, but the truth was he had already abandoned his former life. It was 2006 and Berthod was a 25-year-old elite climber, a fearless and inspirational pioneer in the specialized world of scaling fissures on sheer rock faces. The charismatic Swiss climber didn’t talk much, but he didn’t need to – hi…….

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Take rock climbing from the outdoors to the indoors this winter! – KNBN NewsCenter1 – Newscenter1.tv

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Of course, rock climbing depends greatly on the weather, but at Black Hills Basecamp, the climate is controlled (and friendly).

What is Black Hills Basecamp?

“Basecamp is an indoor rock climbing facility. We focus on bouldering, which is a discipline of climbing where you don’t use ropes, so our walls are only 14 feet off the mats,” explains Laura Bellisle, Owner of Black Hills Basecamp. “The disc…….

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NEW Green Bay Rock Climbing Facility Opens This Winter! – Go Valley Kids

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Liz Schultz

Liz was raised in Wisconsin and returned with her husband and children in 2008. They’ve been exploring all of the old familiar places and discovering new favorites — she shares both here at Go Valley Kids and on our social media platforms. In the quiet moments, you’ll find her watering plants, reading books, or knitting. Liz is a huge fan of porches, patios, and live musi…….

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NEW Green Bay Rock Climbing Facility Opens This Winter! – Go Valley Kids

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Liz Schultz

Liz was raised in Wisconsin and returned with her husband and children in 2008. They’ve been exploring all of the old familiar places and discovering new favorites — she shares both here at Go Valley Kids and on our social media platforms. In the quiet moments, you’ll find her watering plants, reading books, or knitting. Liz is a huge fan of porches, patios, and live musi…….