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My daughter is the Director of R ... by Barbara M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 3:12pm My daughter is the Director of Residential Programs for Sierra Nevada Journeys, an environmental camp just off Lake Tahoe in Reno, Nevada. They’re running a fund- raising contest, and I wanted to share it with you, because I know many of our special kids are so deep into nature, we’d all like to go. It’s a fun way to contribute to a special c ... Read on »
Rock Climbing, Finger Taping and Injury by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:27am Anybody who rock climbs, on a semi-regular basis has probably seen climbers taping their fingers.  I admit that I have done it in the past, to prevent injuries and help me keep climbing with an injury.  I also admit I have done it because I have seen other climbers, better than me, doing it.  I know, I know…if all my friends jumped off a bri ... Read on »
Rock Climbing Snickers. by Poker Face Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 24 Oct 2008 4:03pm My rock climbing class started today! I was so excited, until I climbed one wall, came back down and passed out. Wonderful. Apparently someone went to grab a person who worked there and when they did someone who was a certified nurses assistant overheard and came to see what happened. Well that someone was the rec therapist from the Center. Ahhh!!! ... Read on »
Rock Climbing in the Gunks by Chris Fotache Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 9:50am Yesterday I finally went to try rock climbing for the first time in my life. I've been planning this since around 2007... when I paid for the introductory lesson, but I just didn't have time or favorable weather to do it. I really procrastinated, but finally I decided to call the EMS Climbing School and use my credit. I think I was naturally attrac ... Read on »
Kids Rock Climbing ~ A Boost To Self-Confidence by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Jun 2012 11:59am Have your child tried rock climbing before? If not, you might want to seriously consider letting him or her have a go at this great confidence boosting sport at The Rock Carnival on 21st and 22nd July 2012, if your child’s age is 4 and above. It was Keatkeat’s and Binbin’s first attempt on rock climbing. Well, they behave like monk ... Read on »
Rock Climbing Success by sprinklemassacre Posted Wed 16 Jan 2013 7:24pm So, I survived rock climbing last night with not much damage to my manicure! We walked in to what looked like an adult playground. My friend Sarah from work invited a bunch of us to join her. She is belay certified (and is going to teach me!) so she was kind enough to let us all try it. I mentioned that I had a membership ye ... Read on »
Rock Climbing: My New Favorite Form of Exercise! by Anne P. Posted Thu 12 May 2011 8:27am Yesterday afternoon, I went rock climbing with my friends Tim and Lindsey! It was seriously the most fun I’ve had in awhile. My new favorite form of exercise Tim and Lindsey belong to the Triangle Rock Club , which is a gym that’s entirely for rock climbing. Sweet! It was basically a huge room with climbing wa ... Read on »
A Rock Climbing Adventure by JessiRene77 Facebook Posted Sun 08 Jan 2012 9:41am I have decided that this year is the year to take my goals to the next level. I am going to run a 5K Race on St. Patty's day, I'm going to run a 10K this year and I wanted to try a new way to cross train. Rock Climbing! Lucky for me my friend Victoria also wants to try new activities. She agreed to come rock climbing with me! I figure if I wa ... Read on »
Rock Climbing Adventure by Raw Is Sexy Posted Mon 16 Jan 2012 8:30pm Rock climbing rocks!  Up until last weekend, I had only experienced rock climbing at indoor rock gyms.  This past Sunday, however, I experienced this: And I climbed this (I even made it to the top!) ... Read on »
Duh File: Rock Climbing Injuries by k Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:36pm What would you say if I told you that a study found that rock climbers who fell distances of more than 20 feet generally had more severe injuries and more hospitalizations than rock climbers who fell shorter distances? Yeah, that’s one that I’m filing in the Duh Files. According to this press release, First national study to examine rock c ... Read on »