Rock Climbing

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Finding Minnesota: Rock Climbing With Positive Energy Outdoors

The people of Duluth are enjoying some national recognition. Readers of Outside Magazine voted online and declared Duluth the best town in the nation. It does offer plenty of ways to get people off the couch and out of the house, from hiking and biking to kayaking and climbing. And many people get started at a young age.

06/29/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Hackensack (Day 2)

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are braving the frigid weather and getting out to Minnesota’s lovely, ice-covered lakes every Thursday and Friday until the middle of February. The second stop on this year’s winter lake trip brought the fellas to Hackensack, Minn., a town in Cass County with a population of just over 300. Hackensack is a town with lots to do, and like many of the small towns the guys have been to, you can also find plenty of great places to eat. One of them is Lucette’s Pizza.

01/24/2014

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Best Late-Night Activities Beyond Bars In Minnesota

Looking for late-night activities that don’t involve bar-hopping? Check out this list for some great ideas in Minnesota.

05/30/2013

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Test Your Rock Climbing Limits At Vertical Endeavors

This wall is daunting, but can also be a lot of fun, and whether you’re a beginner or a professional climber, Saturday is for you.

02/16/2013

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Unique Nights Out In The Twin Cities

Tired of your typical, routine, increasingly mundane nights staying in or repeatedly visiting the same places? If you are looking to mix things up and try something a bit more unique than say grabbing a beer at your local watering hole, check out these suggested venues and activities.

05/31/2012

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Vertical Endeavors Opens New Climbing Gym In Mpls.

It’s inevitable. The temps are dropping in Minnesota, and soon that outdoor workout or activity that you enjoy is going to have to be shelved until the spring.

11/11/2011

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Guide To Twin Cities Indoor Climbing Walls & Caves

If you’re looking for unique ways to stay in shape or challenge your agility as the weather gets cooler here in Minnesota — no problem. Why not take a stab at rock climbing?

11/05/2011

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15-Year-Old Wis. Boy Dies After Rock Climbing

A 15-year-old boy is dead after rock climbing in Adams County.

09/07/2011

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