Posts Tagged “Climbing”
This project, created by climber Sarah Garlick, tells the story of her 2010 expedition to southern Greenland, where she and teammates Jim Surette, Danika Gilbert, and Dave Nettle established a new route on a remote, 600-meter granite wall. Reflections of Greenland is supported in part by the Copp-Dash Inspire Award and Outdoor Research.
This article first appeared in The Alpine Briefs, a newsletter from the editors of the American Alpine Journal By Sarah Garlick, North Conway, NH; photos © Sarah Garlick and Kirsten Kremer “What about Newfoundland?” I asked, spinning around on the bar stool to face Janet and Kirsten. “Aren’t there granite walls rising right out of [...]
By Majka Burhardt and Sarah Garlick A month ago we left Mozambique and Malawi. Less than a year from now we will be back. How much time does it take to gain perspective? Our goal for this initial trip was simple: to learn if an expedition pairing science, climbing, adventure, and conservation would be possible [...]
When non-climbers ask why I climb, I often give them what I think of as my Zen answer, essentially that climbing is way to experience perfect alignment of body, mind, and nature. It sounds totally flakey, I know. But it’s also true. But another truth about why I climb has less to do with actual [...]
Read the original version of this article and view photographs of the expedition on the Outdoor Research Verticulture website. The dream was to go somewhere wild. To gather a small team of friends and head somewhere unspoiled and far away… and to climb. Greenland is one of those places where just saying its name evokes [...]