Remembering Bev Johnson – One of America’s Greatest Climbers/Adventurers

Christine Cauble | April 4th, 2011 - 1:39 pm
Remembering Bev Johnson – One of America’s Greatest Climbers/Adventurers

Let us not forget ‘her’story… Before state-of-the-art camming devices, comfy climbing shoes and harnesses, ergonomic packs, these women paved the road for us the hard way (or I should say fixed the lines for us..). Lately, it’s been Bev Johnson that has been sparking that light of inspiration. Before a lot of us were born, […]

Siam Scaler: Dr. Pirapar Is In the House

Christine Cauble | August 30th, 2010 - 4:08 am
Siam Scaler: Dr. Pirapar Is In the House

Born in the “Lone Star State” but also hailing from the country known as the “Land of Smiles” and currently a resident of “Sin City” is an exciting start to introduce climber and boulderer, Pirapar Patamasucon. After meeting her, I felt that each of her environments have given her a piece of who she is […]

Norah Siller: Xicana on her Boulder Nirvana

Christine Cauble | May 16th, 2010 - 5:22 pm
Norah Siller: Xicana on her Boulder Nirvana

In retrospect of this interview, I had to think more about which part of Norah Siller’s personality was more deserving of recognition. This Las Vegas resident is a dichotomous dame:  she holds the strength of the solid granite that she so gracefully ascends and at the same time, she has a heart as soft and […]

Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

Christine Cauble | April 25th, 2010 - 5:05 am
Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

With a smile warm enough to dangerously melt the ice she uses to ascend high peaks,  it’s evident that Adrien Erlandson is far from some static snowgirl. That’s why when I initially laid eyes on photographs my friend Matt shot of her working out a route from her Taiwan trip; chalked up hands rubbing together […]