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I Rock Climb

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 156 People

    ...or Used to Anyway

    Truth is, I haven't climbed in years. Well, once or twice on an artificial wall, but that's it. In high school I used to spend my weekends up in the mountains, or on a climbing wall. I was the golden boy of the high school team, and I out-climbed even my instructors. In the...
    TCat TCat 26-30, M Jun 10, 2007

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    Rock Climbing

    I got my first taste for rock climbing when I lived in Colorado and I think it was one of the best places to start. Beautiful scenery and the mountains made for all kinds of climbing. I was really lucky to have friends that were "expert" (for lack of a better term...
    xiphos xiphos 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2007

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    Can't Get Enough...

    You know when you have an itch right in the mid-part of your lower back and it’s strategically placed, just in “that” spot you can’t reach. You stretch your arms every which way you can, yearning to relieve the energy with just a little scratch. Finally...
    sarahclimber sarahclimber 21-25, F Oct 10, 2007

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    I Started Getting In to It Years Ago

    ....but I got too busy with work at the time and dropped it like a lot of things.  Now I want to pick it up again, although, I don't know if I would want to scale huge mountains...  I may get too freaked out for that... but I just love rocks and I like bouldering.
    MissLily MissLily 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    hopewolfchild hopewolfchild 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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    This is a story I wrote about a repelling

    experience I had back in 2001. From 0 to 90 and back again Clear blue sky, not a cloud in sight. Pleasant temperature, with a gentle cooling breeze. God, what a glorious day. Off in the distance the first signs of autumn are painted on the trees. Brilliant gold and red are...
    Bifrost262 Bifrost262 46-50, M Dec 20, 2014

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    I Like to Watch!

    I live near Yosemite National Park and I like to watch the talented climbers. I myself had to be rescued from the side of a cliff when I was a kid. I was climbing behind some other older kids and could not stretch up to get the next hand hold....and made the mistake of...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F Feb 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I love rock climbing. :) travelling asia to climb .. ;)
    riscaria riscaria 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I had the opportunity to live in Colorado for a year when I was a teenager. It was one of the best years of my life. I loved living up in the mountains. I spent as much time as...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Harry Coumans is one of the world's youngest mountaineers, who has successfully completed many challenging climbs. What he likes the most about mountaineering is that it is a...
    harrycoumnas harrycoumnas 36-40, M Jan 28

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    I got one bad habit. I like too rock n roll. I turn the volume high and rock it out loud. Yeah man! Heavy metal rock and hard rock is all where it's at. So get you're double dose...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Feb 11

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    Hi I also rock back and forth when listening to music but only when I'm in bed I'll grab under my knees turn my music up all the way and just rock my family hates it becausemy...
    puzzlingeye puzzlingeye 18-21, F Feb 16

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    Wow I found out my guy friend likes rock, like I nearly screamed when I found out bc before it was only me and an other girl from my class who liked rock. Rock isn't like pop it's...
    jeyhere jeyhere 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    If you smell What The Rock Is Cooking Oh well since the Rocks baby left him he finds a new place to dwell its down at the end of jabroni drive at the SmackDown Hotel THE PEOPLES...
    CoolTrucker CoolTrucker 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Rocking out to AC/DC 's new album . 🎤🎶 in rock we trust ... It's rock or bust ! Good tune ! Enjoy your day
    HammerD08 HammerD08 31-35, M Feb 3

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    I keep a rock. Just a little one. It's been many things. Been hard and sharp. Been smoothed by the sea. Been hurled back on the beach. When the world swirls and I lose my...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    "Punk rock love is getting your first kiss and almost losing your virginity at the same time, meanwhile you’re trying not to wake up the other person sleeping in the same bed...
    notext notext 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    recently been into alternative rock and some screamo lately lol my music taste is so diverse it's insane! I can like straight up pop, r&b and rap, but I can also like alternative...
    izzyx15 izzyx15 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I love rock music!! While my friends like boy bands I like rock. The lyrics to some songs actually mean something to me, they actually burst my heart with feelings ......and my ear...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I think today is a day for some new style rock , kid rock new tune , if you haven't heard it yet take a listen , first kiss ! Damn good tune Enjoy your day peeps
    HammerD08 HammerD08 31-35, M Feb 8

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    yeah!! greenday rocks!!! i really love and hooked to this band way back highschool days!!! and iv just listen to their songs and it really brings back memories and the feelings...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Under Pressure - (1981) Co-written and performed by Freddie Mercury and David Bowie.I was rocking to this song as a little girl and it still moves me whenever I hear it today. More...
    SymphonyInMe SymphonyInMe 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    went to a lot of rock shows when I was in high school. I still love to rock
    freenakedcouple freenakedcouple 26-30, F Feb 13

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    I'm gonna rock n roll. Who wants too ******* rock and make those rappers hard of hearing with our loud *** guitars(:
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Feb 18

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    An obsession of mine for 20+ years. For many reasons. When I was younger, it was the anti authoritarian position that first lured me in. With age, that evolved into a mechanism for...
    crohnsdork crohnsdork 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Hey Guys and Gals, I am in a hard rock / metal band in Australia, called "Shut Up & Choke Me!". We have started 2015 with a bang and would love to keep to momentum going. Check out...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 26-30, F Jan 29

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    I always love listening to rock music everyday. I listen to psyche myself up before I do something very challenging ..
    WalkerJoe WalkerJoe 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I think I'm pretty close to rock bottlm
    leex1234 leex1234 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    It's a ZZ top kinda day ! Love these old rock mongers lol . Right now on the sound box LEG'S and on deck ViVa Las Vegas . Sky's are clear and the road is bare .... Pumped ! Enjoy...
    HammerD08 HammerD08 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Fu#k the Grammy's...they know nothing when it comes to hard rock/metal.as always disappointing
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 9

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    when i was in 7th grade i was bullied everyday for a lot of reasons.. it was phycial and mental. they would call me names, tell me too kill myself, call me a tr*nny, f*ggot, freak...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M Feb 14

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    Screamo and punk rock absolutely. Emo is kind of a changing thing that comes and goes, and while I might not like heavy metal, I probably know more good heavy metal songs than most...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 1 Response Feb 15

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    Ludwig Van Beethoven's 5th Symphony in C Minor (Full) Rock n Roll Ludwig!!!!!
    FromTheWindow FromTheWindow 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Ether from nothingface, one if the best rock songs to work to
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Feb 18

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    Happy birthday to my inspiration Kurt Cobain. I've been listening to Nirvana for as long as I can remember, and your music made a big impact on my life. You will forever be a rock...
    xSadieGrohlx xSadieGrohlx 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Evanescence rocks! I like this song Going Under. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oOkJaJjfzbE
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Love 80s rock. Some of the best concerts I've ever been too.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Just recently had an MRI done, and they asked me if I wanted to listen to music. My answer "as long as it is classic rock, yes please!" Turns out they play good music in those...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I only worked a half day today, I had some personal business to attend to, when I got home and undressed I put on a pair of sweatpants and a Def Leppard concert tee shirt I got at...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi guys and girls ! My band "Shut Up & Choke Me" have just reached #5 in the Melbourne Metal charts and #10 in the Australian Metal charts! Thank you to everyone on here that...
    SeptembersAshes SeptembersAshes 26-30, F Feb 13

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    Back home I live in a ranch style house, paid for by my parents rented by me, so I used to have to deal with only one step. More recently I hired a friend of a friend to put a...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F Jan 31

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    yes yes yessssssssssssssssssssss! ! Faith No More is absolutely one of my favorite bands of all time. can't wait til April! http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/01/faith-no-more...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Boston - Peace of Mind, Slow Ride- Foghat (Full Version),  Blackfoot - Train, Train   
    FromTheWindow FromTheWindow 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I just finished reading The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx of Motley Crüe, then read My Appetite For Destruction by Steven Adler- so weird how these bands all knew each other and...
    marladurden13 marladurden13 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    the pillows are life to me!!! Always putting out quality music!! been listening to them since the first day I saw Fooly Cooly
    Roxas3421 Roxas3421 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Currently listening to **** Authority by Pennywise bruh! :D
    NightmxreWolf NightmxreWolf 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 29

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