Climbing as Therapy – Whitney Boland

Sterling has been putting out some great videos recently, and here’s another one to add to the list, this one with an interesting back story. Whitney Boland is a climber who lives in Chattanooga, TN, and has a chronic disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). The video shows some of the great local crags, and talks about how climbing has become actual therapy for Whitney to help her cope with this disease. Enjoy.

Climbing as Therapy with Whitney Boland – presented by Sterling Rope from sterling rope on Vimeo.

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Bulldog Creek Dog Walk (IV WI 4+)

Hayden Carpenter and Tom Bohanon recently repeated an obscure ice climb on the south side of Mt Sopris. Given a brief mention in Jack Robert’s ice guide, Bulldog Creek Walk is described as being 100 meters of WI 4. What they found was seven pitches of ice in a remote setting that makes for one […]

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