Entries by Greg

Balance Training for the Ice Season

  Written by: Dawn Glanc, Chicks Girly Guide Many think that ice climbing is all about the power.  Swinging your tool and kicking your crampons in will only get you so far.  To take your ice training to the next level, try this amazing balance progression exercise.  This will take time but be patient and […]

Winner Announced! Eddie Bauer Scholarship

Chicks Climbing! and Eddie Bauer First Ascent are pleased to announce the Chicks Rock, Red Rocks scholarship recipient.  We’ll be getting to know Joselin better over the next few weeks but first, here is an excerpt from her application.  A big warm welcome to the newest Chick, Joselin! Joselin Part-time outdoor sales associate and future […]

This Week’s Gossip – Oct. 7

Eddie Bauer Scholarship for Red Rocks Clinic UPDATE: we have received all of the wonderful applications and will be announcing winner this week. Making the transition outdoors – great article by Kitty Calhoun on what to think about as you move from the climbing gym to outdoors. Jenn Fleming shows appreciation to the National Parks, […]

Colorado Weather

  Over the last few days, we have received e-mails from friends all over the world checking in on us in Colorado.  Thank you for all of your concern and the thoughts you are sending to our friends along the Front Range who are battling extreme flood conditions.  We have many Chicks alum in that area and […]

This Week’s Gossip – Sept. 9

September 16 is National ‘Collect Rocks Day.  We say celebrate by collecting rock routes instead of a bag of rocks. Still time to apply to attend Chicks Red Rocks FREE thanks to Eddie Bauer First Ascent.  Please share with all ladies in your life! Details here Bring a friend, sister, co-worker, hairstylist, tattoo artist to […]

Blast from the Past: Alum Interview with Juli Febbraro

  We recently caught up with Juli Febbraro who attended Keene Valley Girly Gathering sponsored by Sterling Ropes.  She’s a mom and enjoys hitting Seneca Rocks – we love how amazing our alum are! Name: Juli Febbraro Years climbing: 7 If you aren’t climbing, you’re: being a mom If you could choose any climbing partner, it would be: steph davis […]

This Week’s Gossip – Aug. 12

Girly Guide Dawn Glanc posted her trip report on the Chicks Devil’s Lake rock climbing clinic.  Sounds like you had beautiful weather, many cheers of encouragement and a lot of boundary exploring. Climbing Magazine posted this article on “Resting for Redpoints” but I felt it was applicable to much more. Rock and Ice Magazine reports […]