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We Live for Those Long, Miserable Weather and Action Packed Weekends.
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We Live for Those Long, Miserable Weather and Action Packed Weekends.

October 9th though 11th, fifty-two University of Kentucky students sacrifice a mid-term studying weeked to go down some sick class four and class five rapids at the Upper Gaulley River in West Virginia. As a WV native I have been psyched for this trip for a few weeks, mainly because [...]

Not So Average Spring Break
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Not So Average Spring Break

Spring has arrived and with it comes the infamous spring break. This year some buddies and I decided to forgo the typical beach bound spring break and instead took a completely different route. We headed north. After all the initial planning and figuring out what we wanted, the group consensus [...]

Float the Boat 2015: Boat Rock Bouldering Comp.
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Float the Boat 2015: Boat Rock Bouldering Comp.

“Float the Boat? You going kayakin’ or something?” Nope! Float the Boat is the annual access fundraiser for the Southeastern Climbers Coalition, hosted at Boat Rock in Atlanta Georgia. Boat Rock is where I first cut my teeth on outdoor climbing four years ago. My friends and I would skip [...]

A Mile High Spring Break
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A Mile High Spring Break

Throughout my four years at college I have had some great opportunities to travel to new places through school-supported programs. I have been fortunate enough to study abroad in New Zealand, conduct field research in the Bahamas, and most recently, present my research in Denver. Not only were they all [...]

Loose Rock & Desert Eagles- Climbing West Virginia
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Loose Rock & Desert Eagles- Climbing West Virginia

Most of the time when you plan a big climbing trip, you have this perfect sequence of events planned out in your mind. You check Mountain Project, guidebooks, map out the drive, find camping and food, and try to get most things nailed down before you set off. This past [...]