I Rock Climb

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

    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
    22-25, F
    Oct 10, 2007
    hopewolfchild hopewolfchild
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2014

    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

    ...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

    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

    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

    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
    51-55, M
    Dec 20, 2014
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