Latest Climbing Stories

2013-06-03 23:04:03

Newest product of indoor climbing wall construction experts to provide climbing wall operators with economical alternative to the company´s premium seamless High Performance System Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Eldorado Climbing Walls, the expert in rock climbing wall design and construction, is proud to announce they will be debuting their newest product, USA Wall, at this year´s Climbing Wall Summit here in Boulder, Colorado. A Lead Sponsor of the conference, Eldorado...

2013-05-10 23:21:48

With the recent completion of a beautiful new beachfront villa, an array of magnificent limestone cliffs and long sandy beaches, the Krabi province of Thailand guarantees a perfect holiday for climbing devotees. Krabi, Thailand (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Situated in the heart of southern Thailand, Krabi has an abundance of climbs that will please both established climbers and beginners wanting to get a taste of this exciting sport. The most popular climbing areas are Ao Nang, Ton Sai and Railay,...

2012-12-18 05:00:37

Rope Access Recruiting helps job seekers find the career that suit them. Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Popularity for rope access is on the rise! Technicians are now needed in window washing, offshore oil rigs, heavy construction, wind turbine repair, outside building repair, bridge repair and pretty much any industry that involves places that are hard to reach. The introduction of the technician has opened a fairly new industry that is cheaper and safer...

2012-06-02 23:01:08

Little girl falls 18 feet from a mobile climbing wall during a carnival at the Miami Marlins Stadium. Newcastle, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 The Miami Marlins have been busy filtering questions from a climbing wall accident that caused an 11-year-old girl to fall 18 feet to the ground. News stations across the nation have been reporting the horrific video footage showing a climbing wall drop a little girl to the concrete floor, resulting in a concussion and serious back trauma. It was...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.