It's winter and it is climbing season in Long Dong. It is this time of the year that people tick hard grades and start working on their projects. You will also see less leisure climbing crowd in the coast. Which means you hear less spraying and see more climbing done out here. This winter I … Continue reading Winter training starts…
POSB Neighbour First
I know I have been slacking off writing posts and I'm sorry readers. However I am working on a post with some video edits on our summer Yosemite trip. Please stay tune for that! In the meantime, here's a video of our POSB neighbour first project. Not so much of climbing but very much a … Continue reading POSB Neighbour First
Our presentation video on The Red Dihedral, The Incredible Hulk
[vimeo https://vimeo.com/137917130] 3 weeks since we left California and I'm already missing the big walls of Yosemite Valley, the slabs of Tuolumne and the big alpine climbs in the High Sierra. However we gotta get back to work and be back in Taiwan to get our hostel The Bivy 小屋岩 ready for the climbing season in … Continue reading Our presentation video on The Red Dihedral, The Incredible Hulk
Gear Review by Kelly: Arc’teryx Acrux FL GTX Approach Shoes (Women)
Arc’teryx is now making footwear! And I am excited to throw my pair of Acrux FL GTX out there to see how they work for our climbing season in the US. When we first received the shoes from Campers Corner, I was kind of skeptical about how they would fit me comfortably. Yes, my feet … Continue reading Gear Review by Kelly: Arc’teryx Acrux FL GTX Approach Shoes (Women)
Taiwan Rock Trip Sept – Dec 2015
2 months in Yosemite and we have many exciting news that has yet to be posted on this page. Just some sneaks for everyone, Qxadventures has the first grade VI participant summiting Mount Watkins in June! Rene from Holland came for a 10 day big wall preparation trip to Taiwan Long Dong in Jan 2015. … Continue reading Taiwan Rock Trip Sept – Dec 2015
Taiwan 2015 Spring
After dry winter in Taiwan 2014 - 2015, the rain had to come down on us and spring was the time. This spring, in Long Dong, Taiwan, we have quite a bit of rain. However with a little luck, not many groups were affected by the weather. I would like to thank all our participants who have came to … Continue reading Taiwan 2015 Spring
Captain Ahab, Photo Op
Captain Ahab is a short thin traverse on the face of Whale's Head on the Music Hall sector of Long Dong. Its a face that doesn't sees a lot of traffic as there isn't a whole lot of trad climbing community here in Taiwan. It's nice to know that if you have Captain Ahab as … Continue reading Captain Ahab, Photo Op
Taiwan 2014 trad climbing!
I understand a post is way overdue on this blog and I apologise to all readers who have been following my blog. Its just been a crazy block since I got back from Taiwan and getting ready for our big trip to US and after our summit of Mount Watkins which marks the completion of the … Continue reading Taiwan 2014 trad climbing!
The chic from Taiwan!
Ofelia's Interview While writing my blog for the recent Hong Kong trip, I came across Ofelia's interview on this blog page.. Knowing that they just came back from Yosemite, I'm pretty sure there is a lot of updates from their adventure! In the meantime stay tune for Hong Kong Trip report and 2013 climbing calender!