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Vertical Souls Project - Check it out! Vertical Souls Project - Check it out!

Hi all climbing community! :mrgreen:

I thought it would be nice to share with you our (mine - Valentina,nice to meet you! - and my two friends Anna and Tamsin) new project that goes under the name of Vertical Souls.

The three of us have started climbing more or less a couple of years ago and we got so much into it that we totally can't ...
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Please help.

I'm new to this site and I can not figure out how to mark a peak as climbed. Is this even possible on this website?
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I'm going to take a mountaineering course next summer, either through National Outdoor Leadership School or International Wilderness Leadership School. The goal of this is to get the necessary skills to begin leading my own trips/expeditions in more technical terrain. The NOLS trip I'm looking at is the Waddington Range Mountaineering course (http://www.nols.edu/courses/waddington- ... aineering/) The IWLS course is Patagonia Mountaineering (http://iwls.com/locations/south-america ... aineering/ ...
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Ads, Grrr!

This morning I logged in and looked at a couple pages. All sorts of "things" were loading according to the little alert box at the bottom left of my screen. These presumably are ads or scripts. Then the page would freeze, going blank except for a small part to the upper left. I am using the most recent version of FireFox.

In previous posts I (and others) have sought a balance to ads. Now ads ...
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New GoPro Winter Accessory


I‘ve posted here in the past about my frustrations with my GoPro in the cold weather. After more research I found that there is no good solution out there, so I’m working to invent one.
I am designing and building a new type of GoPro accessory that will keep your GoPro working well in the coldest conditions. I put together a quick survey to better understand the problems users face in winter conditions. If ...
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GoPro Mountaineering

I love having my GoPro handy on trips, but I have run into a few issues with the battery going dead very fast in cold weather.

Have you experience this issue, if so what is the best method to help?

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Explosions in the sky observed from the Sierra, CA.

Explosions in the Californian sky. What was that, Super Nova?

I know this is not the best place to post this but SP members posses various expertises and perhaps I might get some help or be pointed out in to the right direction like before with the ice worms. I would like to know some interpretation just for curiosity.

In the evening of September 9, 2015, I stopped at the view point just below East ...
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Introduction and Advice Seeker

Hello SummitPost

I am your new member, and I hope for a good business here with you

Anyway, I will make it short, have fun and brainstorming at the same time :D

what about 29 y.o. guy who wants to get in shape and start trekking and mountaineering from ground zero? :D

advices, hints, and etc.

Will ...
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Jennifer Labaw to run 500 miles across CO for epilepsy

Jenny Labaw is an elite athlete and trainer. And she has epilepsy, a seizure disorder, since age 8. The story of her success is inspiring.

On September 19 she begins a run across the Colorado Rockies to help bring public awareness of epilepsy, and to raise funds for the Epilepsy Foundation.

As one with a seizure disorder I cannot tell you how much I admire her. Please help if you can. If all you can ...
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