Such a fantastic route....Chasm face scramble has it all- ridges, a gully, a cave, a catwalk and tops put just below the iconic cantilever on Glyder Fach 😍
I love days like this...where your crag is giving you a sneaky flash of what’s to come.....looks so eerie in the mist!
If it wasn’t for the entertaining slippy rock I would say I prefer climbing on days like this over hot sunny days (yes- I know...I’m weird!) Great day climbing Chasm Route today on Glyder Fach- one of favourites and great to be back out in the mountains after 7 weeks off doing physio 🙌
My first limestone boulder! Only went out to be on pad carrying duty so was a nice little surprise to get this. Only a 5 but it’s good to know I have the finger strength to start on the lime and get some heel hook practice in 🤙🏻 📷 @goodbadmann .
#bouldering #climbing#limestone#girlsthatclimb#thisgirlcan#strongwomen #bouldering_pictures_of_instagram
Completed it 🧗♀️🏔👊 Montgó is a mountain in Alicante Province, Spain, which rises to 753 metres (2,470 ft). It is the last spur on the Cordillera Prebética Mountain Range and is located in the Marina Alta region in the north of Alicante between the towns of Dénia and Xàbia. The mountain rises dramatically from the valley floors surrounding it and dominates the skyline for miles around. Its craggy cliffs are home to some of the most unusual flora and fauna in Spain. The mountain is renowned for its rock formations, cliffs, caves and natural harbours. From the Xàbia side Montgó is often said to resemble the head and trunk of an elephant 🐘
#hiking#climbing#javea#denia#mountmontgo #girlsthatclimb#findingjesus #windy#mountains#views
Had great fun at the @harrowall team comp today with @_feebleknieval @zopsychedforclimbing and @grumpy_pebble . We beat everyone with our team spirit bonuses 🤜🏻🤛🏻
Here’s me almost breaking my face along with my heart on this really nice slab climb. Got it in the end and claimed a whole point for it 💪🏻
Mother's day weekend, Ash wanted to climb outside for the first time. We planned on meeting friends at the Palisades to teach us some skills.
The forecast was fine on Friday when we went up, camped that night, then woke up to rain most of the day Saturday.
We made the most of the situation anyways: I still learned some TR anchors, and we learned rappelling skills!! L didn't want to try, but I think she was tired from camping!
G and Ash both were on a belay, just in case something didn't go right. Neither one needed it!
Starting to feel a bit run out on My Halo (E7 6b). So happy to finally do this after putting it off and making excuses for far too long!
In the end I climbed it without using the 3/4 height bolt on Windows Of Perception, as I wanted to do it purely on trad gear. While I don't think this alters the grade at all (I'm assuming that this was how it was originally done anyway) it definitely makes the top run out a little more thought provoking, as the RP's are somewhat crap, and mine fell out post crux. Either way it's an awesome bit of slab climbing!
@lasportivauk @petzl_official @dirt_bags #lasportivauk#helmetup#climbing#slate#tradclimbing #climbing_is_my_passion #climbingworldwide#climbingpicturesofinstagram#girlsthatclimb #climbing_lovers #slatequarry
Mental health awareness, all health awareness....
If you knew me before and know me now, you’ll know the one thing that saved me from myself was love. I’d spent years being abused and abusing myself. I thought that was the way I’d go. I was told I had very limited life left. I believed that. I was given a label, and treated as a number, as a diagnosis. In the darkness that is anorexia, love came down. It was like I had cpr, that the lights turned on in the room, and the weight was lifted.
These two years have been the hardest, but most beautiful and unexpected turnaround of my life. I am confident in the love that’s healed me, and has given me a life already beyond my imagination. I have my dreams back, I have my body back, and the soundness of my mind back. More sound than ever before.
There is a hope beyond what we see, a hope that is constant. That hope is real. And God is real because I’m alive.... #edfree#joy#freedom#whothesonsetsfree#strong#mentalhealthawareness#beautiful#pink#love#life#treasure#jesus#girlsthatclimb#nothingisimpossible#loved
Crawling up the wall all sloth-like 😂 First session back after Leavy and I surprised myself by sending this slabby V7! Hoping for clear skies this weekend so we can get on some Squamish projects!
🎥: @bat.hang.adam .
✿ @maria_soto24 ➳ Mis momentos favoritos son aquellos donde pasamos de sentirnos vulnerables a sentirnos invencibles 🧡🙊 Escalando tengo muchos momentos así. 📸 por: @peralesm90
Mobility doesn't always have to equal instability. "You're too flexible". How many times has that been said to me!? I realise I have said in previous posts you can absolutely become too focused on flexibility, to the point where the body lacks strength and will more than likely lead to injuries.
But... What if I can support my flexibility with strength and what if climbers stretch religiously after ever session?
It looks strange to see me wrap my legs behind my head or people doing pull ups on tiny rails, but we build our bodies (and minds) to be able to do this comfortably.
It's not a random decision "I know I'll do the splits today" - it's an alarm going off every morning at 6am or another pull up when you can't feel your arms, it's dedication.
So when you next see a contortionist, a climber or a body builder do your best to see effort and discipline as appose to "that can't be good for them". #gemyoga#yoga#discipline#squat#pistolsquat#uttitahastapadangusthasana#flexibility#strength#climbers#girlsthatclimb#climb#ashtangayoga#focus
Yesterday + today, I had so many of you reach out with kind words about us moving. I’ve been worried for some time that people would call us crazy for leaving my heart state, but I have been overwhelmed by everyone’s encouragement + love.
With that being said, I am having a minor surgery done tomorrow and it’s hopefully the solution for an ongoing issue I’ve been having over the last several months.
For those of you who have reached out to be a part of my new project, I will be diving into the depths of my mental and feminine health problems that I’ve been struggling with during this time in my life through the project itself.
But as I lay here in bed, with a solution coming with the sunrise tomorrow, I am grateful to have the opportunity to have friends, family, spectators, and even doctors who understand me and support me every step of the way.
I love you all and can’t even begin to describe how you’ve all helped me grow over the last year. It’s been an overwhelming sense of community, heart, + home in this little square of the Internet.
Thank you. 💘
Got another V6 under my belt 😍 Thankful for friends who encourage me even when I can’t hear them 🙌🏽 @k3rstee@tifanierawr
ever know a guy who’s just always...down?
@jasondringenberg and I hadn’t really hung out until he hopped in my car for a month long climbing trip to the Tetons, Devils Tower, and the Diamond during the Ferguson Fire evacuation last summer with 2 other mutual friends...on 20 minutes notice.
turned out to be a pretty bitchin’ trip, and I guess we’re alright friends now (or something). a little less than a year later and we’re still jumping in the car to go climb rocks together.
#tbt if I ever saw one! Pulling the roof on “leading should feel this way” - 5.10c lead at Talking Headwall. Yup, that me, the itty bitty dot on the very top (to the left). 🙋🏼♀️ This was a pretty victorious moment for me last year, but a part of me feels like I’ve lost a little bit of that “just go for it” attitude lately in climbing, and I’ve decided to play it safe and climb routes I know I can finish or I know I won’t take a fall on. It’s a rough mental state that takes time to overcome, not to mention the plateaus are even harder to get out of. But what’s the point of climbing if you don’t take a leap of faith and push yourself? Forget the fear. It’s all In your head. We are capable of so much more than we are aware of. I’m really thankful to have met so many awesome friends and climbers over the years who have pushed me past my limits and the ones who have helped me through the low points. Stoked for all the new spots to discover this summer! ☀️#climbon #throwbackthursday
I get asked often about what I do to stay fit.
It fluctuates constantly cause I’m definitely not one to like routine, but I can say the two constants are - yoga & climbing.
I do them not because they make my body look a certain way physically,,, but because I love them!
I think fitness should be something we enjoy and feel happy doing. It’s all about what allows you to find that ..::flow state::.. a moving meditation if you will. There are so many modalities of movements out there and discovering the one that’s meant for you just takes a bit of exploration.
One week till the next WoW event! We hope you're all as excited as Alysson 😄
Gettin’ sendy with the Arizona gang! 🏄♂️ So rad getting out with these guys, seeing their stoke and watching the progress happen! 🎥: @seandoctor
highball warmups in #sedona with @alex_manikowski ✌🏼
So today is my birthday. 34 sure looks a lot different than I expected it to be. They tell you that you'll get older, get married, be a good woman and have some kids, have a grown up job, and do all the things our parents did. But what if that life wasn't for you? What if you decided to chase your dreams instead?
I may never have my shit together, a grown up job, or have any kids, but what I do know is I'm absolutely living my dream and I'm exactly where I want to be. In 2 days I will be in CHINA!!!!! This time last year I had never been out of the country before. Now this will be my 3rd trip in 9 months! THIS is my dream.
"For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be.
There's no time limit, stop whenever you want.
You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing.
We can make the best or the worst of it.
I hope you make the best of it.
And I hope you feel things you never felt before.
I hope you meet people with a different point of view.
I hope you live a life you're proud of.
If you find that you're not,
I hope you have the strength to start all over again."
volumes are fun 🎭
having so much fun climbing on the #moonboard 🤓 this is a v7 benchmark ✨
had an amazing few days in red rocks working on some upcoming video/photography projects with a rad group, so many laughs and good times ✨ @alex_manikowski @connortieulie @gal_onthego @coleman_becker @seandoctor @the_dommylama @jonalynmorris@tracybenson2
didn’t have a lot of time on this trip to focus on working anything but did get a chance to jump on slice n dice when we were passing by, a climb I sent back in 2006 when I was 13 years old! here’s some behind the scenes video of me on the last few moves and the highball topout. kept falling on the first two crimpy crux moves but right before we left, I jumped on one last time and ended up sending the bottom crux portion from the start but fell going to the jug before the highball top out 🤦🏼♀️ thanks for the spot @alex_manikowski @gal_onthego @the_dommylama 🙌🏻
COMING SOON TO ROADS NEAR YOU: One adventurous gal + one “only here for the fun stuff” pup.
Big news is coming tomorrow (and some of you already know) but I’m overflowing with excitement/jitters about it.
anyways stay tuned love u bye. p.s. don’t mind the rice bag in the sink we used to trick Rory into taking photos with.
📸 by @jaceywest