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From CAMP USA athlete Paige Claassen: I don’t like excuses. I don’t like making them, I don’t like hearing them, and I don’t like reading about them on facebook. Paige on Necessary Evil, 5.14c. Photo Leif Gasch Sure, I’ll whine... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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The Grand Course is to skiing (and alpine travel) what the Tour de France is to cycling and the Kentucky Derby is to horse racing. It is a multi-stage, multi-area series of multi-day races tackling some of the wildest, steepest,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Congrats to CAMP USA athletes Jess Roskelley and Ben Erdmann who just realized a dream shared by many alpinists, by summiting Cerro Torre! Following big sends together in Alaska in years past, these two have teamed up again, and managed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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It doesn't get much better than this! "I’m just going to pre-warn you, this is not going to sound like an objective review and it will certainly sound like I’m gushing but rest assured that this praise is 100% warranted.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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We all want to be better climbers, better athletes, stronger, more powerful, and more fit. While training our physical abilities is crucial to pushing our boundaries, I find my mind is often the limiting factor to my success. On a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Jess Roskelley was once the youngest America to summit Everest, at age 20, and he did it with his dad. But Jess doesn't climb to follow in his father's footsteps. In fact, despite his father being a professional climber, Roskelley... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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A nice comparative review of two new kids harnesses has great things to say about the updated Jasper Junior ... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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CAMP USA is proud to have bigwall ace Libby Sauter join our athlete team. Libby is a formerYOSAR member and trauma nurse who has recently been setting (and re-setting) records in Yosemite, teaming up with other strong female climbers on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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CAMP USA athlete Libby Sauter has been on a tear this fall in Yosemite, teaming up with two other strong female climbers to establish firsts and smash records, including her own. Sauter, a former member of Yosemite's search and rescue... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Sometimes you've got to hit bottom before you can start coming up. And if you are seeking the steepest rock climbing on earth, that means literally going underground into a massive network of caves to establish pitch after pitch of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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The folks at Rock&Ice have recently caught up with Fabrizio Zangrilli ,CAMP USA athlete and veteran of K2 climbing expeditions. His interview was in conjuction with a new film about K2 that is earning rave reviews. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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The folks at Climbing Magazine have been running an outstanding series of articles explaining different climbing-related topics. They tackled the CAMP Tricam in a recent article, and we wanted to re-post it here. Happy climbing! Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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In addition to making the best and lightest climbing and alpine gear on earth, CAMP also leads the field in designing innovative tools for rope-access and safety professionals. Our new TurboChest ascender is an example of this innovation in action,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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This will be our second year as national title sponsor of the largest collection of climbing festivals in the nation. The American Alpine Club has worked extremely hard to continue to improve the events with special efforts in the area... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Brett Merlin is living his dream. A graduate of the University of Vermont and alumni of some formative summers learning to climb in Colorado as a teen, Brett works for CAMP USA in Colorado and is a strong, enthusiastic, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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WARDEN The new Warden harness is fetching praise from every kind of climber. Big wall climbers appreciate the never-before-seen combination of comfort and performance that comes from the supportive structure, plush padding and innovations like the extra loops for attaching... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Ben Erdmann is used to being freezing cold. And he wouldn't have it any other way. This 26-yr-old alpinist grew up in Michigan's upper peninsula (Pop. and Average Temp. both single digits) and moved from there to Alaska. In between... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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CAMP USA is proud to welcome Andy Raether to our team of sponsored athletes. Andy, a native of Minnesota, grew up competing on the ice rink. He switched from hockey to climbing while a teenager, and never looked back. He... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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If you are asked to name a common thread among such diverse pasttimes as sketchy trad climbing, Sunday crossword solving, alpine ice ascents, and prefecting the world's best dirtbag travel kitchen, you are probably: involved in a remarkably unusual conversation,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
CAMP USA athlete Paige Claassen has made the first ascent of Middle Earth, an 8b located in the Cajas National Park in Ecuador at an altitude of 4000m. Paige Claassen's Lead Now Tour is almost come to an end. After... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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CAMP USA athletes Blake Herrington and Scott Bennett have teamed up on new climbs and big days from the Waddington Range to Patagonia. They recently met up to climb and teach clinics at the Red Rock Rendezvous, and spent a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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Jenn is an employee of the American Alpine Club who lives in Colorado, and travels the world for work and for her personal climbing goals. She is also an absolute crusher who has sent multiple 5.13 trad pitches, at times... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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C.A.M.P. 125th anniversary selected as one of the 40 best things in climbing in 2014! Authoritative British "Climb" Magazine selected C.A.M.P. 125th anniversary as one of the best things in climbing in 2014. Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP
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The American Alpine Club helps support ascents around the world, from the most cutting-edge climbs to service-oriented projects with an alpine focus. The Zack Martin Breaking Barriers Grant is now accepting applications until April 15th. The Zack Martin Breaking Barriers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Go Light, Go Fast by CAMP