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Tag: Joshua Tree National Park


Gumby vs. The Inquisition, bouldering in Joshua Tree National Park

November 9, 2017. Posted by: nelsonday

The Climbing Life Guides recently made a fun video of Nelson Day sending The Inquisition, a V6 inverted off width bouldering problem, in Joshua Tree National Park. The video is here on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIZTUINUs7Y The video stars: Nelson as Gumby, Phu Pham as Pokey, Jan Tarculas as Shakin Bacon, the Twerking Pig, and Elizabeth Wyatt ...»

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Rock Climbing: The Question

March 19, 2014. Posted by: nelsonday

“Man, that rock climbing route looks so good”. I find myself staring at pictures of a classic rock climbing route on mountainproject, hands starting to sweat, heart beat starting to raise, with a nervous twinge creeping up my spine and a few butterflies trying to find a place to rest in my upper back. I ...»

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Joshua Tree Rock Climbing “Climb Smart” Event

November 8, 2013. Posted by: nelsonday

  On October 19th and 20th, The Climbing Life Guides attended the Climb Smart event in Joshua Tree National Park as a volunteer guide service. I was assigned to teach a Lead Climbing clinic on Saturday at The Sentinel formation in The Real Hidden Valley area at Joshua Tree National Park. The clinic was well ...»

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Beginnings

August 20, 2013. Posted by: nelsonday

Welcome to The Climbing Life Guides blog page! This blog will keep you updated on activities of our company, new certifications of staff, life experiences of clients, and life experiences of Nelson Day, the lead guide. This blog is written by Nelson Day. If you are reading a blog on this page, Nelson wrote it, ...»

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