Shattered GlassBY SARAH GARLICKNORTH CAROLINA'S LOOKING GLASS Rock offers East Coast climbers a rare taste of granite wall climbing. Set in the Pisgah National Fores...
NORTH CAROLINA’S LOOKING GLASS Rock offers East Coast climbers a rare taste of granite wall climbing. Set in the Pisgah National Forest, just south of Asheville, Looking Glass is best known for its slab routes and unique “eyebrow” features—small, horizontal grooves with sloping, downward-facing edges.
The first developers of Spearfish Canyon were sworn to secrecy. No one was to know that Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota, held a wealth of steep, beautiful, bomber lines—over 800 limestone routes, twice as many, for example, as in Rifle, Colorado, would eventually appear here.read more
As the car approached the top of the hill, it came into sight—a magnificent rock forest. Everything I had heard was true.read more
Stretching 3,000 miles from British Columbia to New Mexico, the Rocky Mountains are a geological wonder and a climber’s best friend. Here you’ll find every rock type imaginable, and in any size or style you may desire. Whatever your pleasure, the Rockies deliver.
What better place, then, to spend your summer? For this year’s Road Trip we ride the Rockies and sample some of the best they have to offer. Travel with us—the leg-work is already done. Just fill you chalk bag, gas the tank and hit the road.read more