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Bonus Bouldering Cup Held on Jun. 30-Jul.1, 2018

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The 4th Bonus Bouldering Cup is going to be held on Jun. 30-Jul.1, 2018 in Bonus Bouldering Gym in Hualien.  Anyone who loves bouldering and/or delicious food is welcome to join!  For detailed info and signup, please check the link here (in Chinese).

Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate

Using guide mode to lower a seconder after a take or fall is a seemingly simple action… and also a frequent cause to many accidents!    The video below shows how to do this safely, both for short- and long- distance lowering.

Take time to practice before you use these method!

Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate from American Mountain Guides Assoc on Vimeo.

Zhong-pan Cup Held on June 2, 2018

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The 26th Zhong-pan Cup, bouldering competition held by the major universities in central Taiwan, is scheduled on June 2, 2018.  Both students and non-students are welcomed to sign up!

Signup link

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NCHU Cup Held on May 5, 2018

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NCHU Cup “Climbing Race” of lead climbing competition is going to be held on May 5, 2018 in NCHU (National Chung Hsing University), Taichung.   All climbers, especially beginners, are encouraged to join!

More Info & Sign Up 

Wanyi Shih sent Golden Legend 5.13c/d

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After numerous tries, Wanyi Shih has finally sent the classic testpiece of Long Dong – Golden Legend 5.13c/d.  This is the first ascent of the route by a Taiwanese female.  Congrats!

 

Photo/Tigar Lin