Smith Rock construction will interrupt accessThe walk bridge at Smith Rock State Park will close for improvements in mid-to-late summer. Learn more here. Original article by Oregon State Parks There will be no pedestrian bridge for about four weeks in mid to late summer.
Smith Rock State Park is slated to get a new, wider pedestrian bridge this summer, which means there will be no bridge access for about four weeks during construction in mid to late summer. The exact dates depend on nesting season and streamflow.
The bridge spans the Crooked River in Central Oregon near Bend and connects the front of the park with many but not all of its hiking trails and climbing destinations. There will be no temporary bridge, and…
8-year-old sets out to become youngest to climb towering El Capitan
Sam Adventure Baker, an 8-year-old, sets out to become the youngest person to summit El Capitan. Check out more here.
If your parents name you “Adventure,” they probably hoped you’d do some adventurous things.
Sam Adventure Baker understood his assignment.
The Colorado 8-year-old sets out Tuesday to become the youngest person to reach the summit of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park.
The journey is expected to take four days “of hanging from your fingers or hanging from your anchors,” Sam’s dad Joe Baker told CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield on Sunday. They’ll camp one night on the top of El Capitan and then hike down eight miles on the fifth day.…
Bend Summer Comp 2016
Entre Prises Climbing Walls put together this edit of the new Bend Summer Comp bouldering event that was part of the Subaru of Bend Outside Games. This was such an awesome event and we are looking forward to seeing this again next year. You won’t want to miss it. Enjoy the video.
Redpoint Climbing - Women's Clinic July 30
Women’s only beginners clinic. This clinic will help those who want to get started rock climbing and those beginners who want to transition from the rock gym to natural rock climbing. Come out and learn new skills with the folks from Redpoint Climbing Supply.
July Prize Giveaway
We are giving away a Metolius Crash Pad, Chalk Bucket and Brush. Check it out on the “Share and Win” page.
Big Time Bouldering Competition Comes to Bend
Big time bouldering is coming to Bend! This summer Bend Endurance Academy is bringing the Hayden Homes Bend Summer Comp to the Subaru of Bend Outside Games. Be sure to come down to Goodlife Brewing to watch the show and join the party. Who will take the number one spot; Nine time US Bouldering National Champion Alex Puccio? Canadian National Champion Alannah Yip? Come and cheer on some of the top competitors as they throw down in the biggest bouldering competition Central Oregon has ever seen.
Want to know what a bouldering competition is all about? Watch the video from this years Petzl di’namik to get a great idea on the energy at an event like this.