Stories written by Alexa Flower

Feel the Fear, And Do It Anyway

“There are some secrets you will never learn, there are some joys you will never feel, there are heart thrills you can never experience, till… you leave the world, your recognized world, and plunge into the vast unknown” ~ Mary Warren We found ourselves perched on the third pitch of the East Buttress of Lower […]

The Diamond, A Pervertical Genesis

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from guest contributor Alexa Flower. She recounts the story of her first trad climb, which happened to be on the Diamond of Longs Peak, in Rocky Mountain Park, Colorado. At the time she had only been climbing outdoors for three months. The night was silent apart from our winded breath […]

Locals Corner

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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