North Face & More

“North Face” is Philipp Stölzl’s new film about a 1936  attempt by two German climbers (Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas) to scale the Eiger in the Alps. In honor of the movie’s release, the Seattle Times has compiled a list of other awesome climbing movies. Check it out!

The Beacon Debate

Three climbers are presumed to have died on Mt. Hood on December 12, reports this story from the Seattle Times, re-kindling an ongoing debate in Oregon about whether locator beacons should be required for all climbers. Is it an unnecessary encumbrance for experienced climbers? An infringement of liberties? Do beacons give novice climbers a false …

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Dawes Eddy Slideshow

Spokane mountaineer Dawes Eddy, who climbed Mt. Everest at 65 earlier this year, will present a slide on his accomplisment Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Jepson Center’s Wolfe Auditorium, Gonzaga University. Physiology researcher Don Winant will present a report, “Built to Scale: Dawes Eddy at Extreme Altitude,” detailing a medical study that followed Eddy on his …

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Wish You Were Here

As evidenced by the photos below, if you missed UClimb in Post Falls this weekend, you missed some great climbing on a gorgeous day with some seriously smiley people. Stay tuned for more awesome opportunities – and take advantage of (at least) one!

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