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Boulderfest Promotional Video via Pulldown Productions

June 16th, 2010 scooter No comments

Still haven’t purchased your Boulderfest tickets yet? Better act soon! Tickets are over half sold and have only been on sale for 2 weeks!

Pulldown Productions – Boulderfest 2009 Video

Have a look at last years Promo video courtesy of Pulldown Productions! Pulldown will be at this years event to shoot you on the rock! Don’t miss out!

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CNS’ Boulderfest 2010

June 3rd, 2010 scooter No comments

Boulderfest 2010

It’s that time of year again folks! Time to get psyched up for Climb Nova Scotia’s Annual Boulderfest! That’s right -Climb Nova Scotia has been hard at work planning this years Boulderfest to be bigger and badder than ever!

Boulderfest will be held Saturday July 31st (~8:00am) and stretch to Sunday August 1st (~3:00pm). Rain date will be Aug 1st – 2nd (Monday Aug 2nd is a Holiday). Get your ticket NOW! Tickets have been going like crazy. Get yours at MEC, Trailshop, Rock Court, Ground Zero or online at www.climbnovascotia.ca

Hands down the best bouldering in NS, wicked coastline atmosphere, great people and awesome sponsors!!

Come Get Some!

What CNS will provide:

Schwag Bag for all those participating for the full event

Supper for Saturday PM – Menu to be confirmed

Breakfast for Sunday AM – Menu to be confirmed

Snacks, Door prizes, Fireworks, Slackline and more!

What you will Need:

Water (4L per day), proper clothing, tent, sleeping bag, extra food (lunch, snacks etc), proper footwear, headlamp, etc.

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The learning curve

June 6th, 2009 mick No comments

Many aspiring climbers seem to start in gyms these days, and it can be a bit of a rude awakening for them when they get out on real rock. It often takes more ingenuity than brawn to unlock the right sequence and send your project. Boulderers can spend many days over many seasons working a seemingly impossible move until one day it just comes together. The crazy part is that, afterwards, the same move sometimes feels effortless – as if we’ve forgotten how difficult it was for us before. Armed with our new knowledge we tackle harder problems, repeating the process and gathering momentum toward bigger grades that seem to fall by faster and faster.

When I cracked V1 for the first time, it felt like all those “sandbagged V0s” that I’d worked so hard on had been relegated to warmup status and I set my sights on the tastiest V2s in the guidebook, expanding the limits of what I believed I was capable of. It happened again and again with every new grade, each falling faster than the last.

There was a time when I thought V10 was an unattainable goal. Today I know that perserverance and hard work will get me there, and maybe sooner than I expect.

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