This is the biggest RRGCC fundraiser of the year and is what enables the RRGCC to make their mortgage payments and to save money for future purchases. The event runs Friday through Sunday and consists of sponsor booths with the latest gear, raffles and contests for prizes, a movie, live music, food trucks, crate stacking, a climbing competition, and clinics taught by professional athletes.
Source: Rocktoberfest – Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition
If you are a rock climber, recreationally or professionally you have no doubt heard of Rocktoberfest at the Red River Gorge.
Use the Source Link to head over the Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition website for all of the event info including dates, times, locations and pricing.
See you there!
After a near-death climbing experience, I was inspired to dig deeper into the psychology of fear and find out what I could learn about its effect on performance, how it wells up in the first place, and what we can do to deal with it. What I found will take your climbing to the next level—and could save your life.
Source: The Mind Game: How to Overcome Fear – Climbing Magazine | Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Bouldering, Ice Climbing
This 15 minute read explains the emotions and science behind fear and the ways anybody can overcome fear, whether it’s small or life or death, just by understanding the situation and the facts.
Live In A Big City? Here’s Your Ticket to Running Through Nature’s Most Colorful Season.
Source: 7 Urban Trail Runs for Fall – The Red Bulletin
The Red Bulletin did some research and came up with 7 great runs in the largest cities in the US. Check it out!
Matt Damon’s coaches show you how to build muscle, Jason Bourne style!
Source: Matt Damon’s Coaches Reveal How to Bulk Up Like Bourne
As athletes, or just lovers of adventure, being in shape (or having goals) is very important to you. This is a great read on how to Bulk Up Like Bourne. Hopefully you never have to fight like him though.
Like your life and limbs intact? Then you’d better get skilled before visiting these trails.
Source: America’s 10 Most Dangerous Hikes – Backpacker
Topping the list are:
Abrams Falls, Great Smoky Mountains, TN
Barr Trail, Pikes Peak, CO
Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon, AZ
– See more at: http://www.backpacker.com/trips/washington/america-s-10-most-dangerous-hikes/#sthash.pJx9jav5.dpuf
“What are you looking for?” asks my daughter as she watches me scan the nutrition label on a box of granola bars. “When I buy whole vegetables, meats, beans, grains and fruits, I know exactly what’s in them” I say. “When I don’t, I use the labels to know what I’m buying.”
Source: How Athletes Read Nutrition Labels | Bicycling
Most Nutrition advice and labels are designed for the average consumer. How is this information different for Athletes? Read this short article from Bicycling Mag to learn about how an athlete has to interpret needs for fat, carbs and protein. You’ll be surprised at the amount of fat you might actually need to be eating.