TweetWashington state climbers… The Washington Climbers Coalition is seeking public involvement and comment on an upcoming Forest Service decision with regard to road closures in the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. Multiple climbing areas are affected including the Exfoliation Dome area near Darrington. Please visit the Washington Climbers Coalition website for the most recent information […]

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Announcing: Rogue Outreach

by Mia on February 7, 2013

TweetThank you for being a part of the RockClimberGirl community over the years — while I’ll still be blogging here (albeit infrequently), I wanted to share the news about a new adventure that I embarked on earlier this year. I’ve gone rogue. Rogue Outreach provides social media problem solving and content marketing services to organizations […]

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AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course with Pro Guiding

December 11, 2012
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TweetWhere life used to revolve solely around climbing, if you’ve been around awhile you know that I’ve diversified.  Saturday marked the start of my fourth season of trying to learn how to ski — a task I wouldn’t highly recommend taking on in your 30s, but in some ways, I wouldn’t trade it.  Trying to […]

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Don’t not climb.

November 8, 2012

TweetMore on my own journey from avid climber to recreational dabbler some other day — but today, I wanted to just share a link to my friend Brendan’s blog post over at  I already went all long-winded in his comments, so I won’t duplicate that all here… I’ll save it for another day.  Here’s […]

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Access Update at Gold Bar, WA

April 13, 2012

TweetPlease help spread this announcement far and wide — access at Gold Bar could depend on the climbing community’s compliance with this agreement. From the Washington Climbers Coalition: As of Winter 2012 the Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC) has secured access to the gate on the road which leads up to the Gold Bar boulders and […]

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It’s been months. And all I want to do is climb.

February 3, 2012

TweetI’ve had an okay ski season, all things considered, but today, looking out the window at a sunny day and clear skies, all I can think is sunshine, warm rock, and climbing bolt to bolt on 5.7s I’ve climbed a hundred times before as warm-ups because I’m so far out of climbing shape I don’t […]

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I’m not usually one to chase numbers.

June 29, 2011
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TweetBut, my amazing friends Fitz and Becca are about 10,000 downloads away from the one million downloads mark, for the Dirtbag Diaries. What does that matter?  Well … in the grand scheme of things, it doesn’t.  Who really cares about one million downloads.  Or 5.16.  Or 5,000 followers.  On the other hand, the fact that […]

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AAC, you had me at Jack Tackle.

June 24, 2011

TweetDear American Alpine Club: I should have joined eons ago.  I know.  It’s been on my to do list — literally — for years. I’m going to Rockfest in Mazama this weekend, and I nearly joined when I registered for Rockfest.  I’m not sure what stopped me. But today, when I received this announcement from […]

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The Love Letter: Not your Typical Adventure Film

April 13, 2011

TweetI just reviewed The Love Letter by Fitz and Becca Cahall over at Elephant Journal… if you don’t feel like reading the review, the short version is, I loved it.  For a long list of reasons.  But if you don’t feel like reading the review, you won’t want to read them here either, so I’ll […]

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AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor Training March 18-20 in Boulder, CO

March 7, 2011

TweetI was having dinner with one of my amazing, incredible, talented climber girlfriends tonight, and she mentioned that her upcoming AMGA certification Climbing Wall Instructor Training course may be cancelled because of low enrollment. The course needs two more enrollees in order to run. Have you thought about starting AMGA training? Now’s the time! The […]

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