Entries by ChicksClimbing

Chicks Rock! Poster Plaster 2013

Calling all friends of Chicks Climbing! We need to rally your help in getting our 2013 Chicks Rock! posters plastered across the country. As a thank-you for your assistance in doing so, we will be giving away one Sterling Rope Velocity 9.8 dynamic rope AND an Osprey Talon 22 pack. Each poster you plaster and […]

Marmot ice climbing layers

Marmot athlete Tonya Clement talks about – and shows off – which Marmot pieces she uses, and how, for ice climbing! In this video she features the Women’s Ether DriClime Jacket (http://marmot.com/products/wms_ether_driclime); The Women’s Jena Jacket (formally Venus Jacket (http://marmot.com/products/wms_jena_jacket); The Women’s Super Gravity Jacket (http://marmot.com/products/wms_super_gravity_jacket); The Women’s Scree Pant (http://marmot.com/products/wms_scree_pant); and Marmot Baselayer (http://marmot.com/catalog/baselayer/224–4?ps=1). […]

KEEN socks will rock your … uh, feet!

A couple of months ago, as the social media and marketing Chick, I was given the opportunity to put together a wish list of some KEEN goodies including: boots, shoes, socks, purses and T-shirts. What arrived in the mail was a JACKPOT as you can see below! So far, I have spent quite a bit […]

Fem Fest: a women’s ice climbing festival!

We want to share with you a new event some of our Girly Guides are working hard to put together this year for all you women ice climbers! It is called “Fem Fest” presented by the Ouray Ice Park. This women’s ice climbing festival will take place in Ouray March 8-10, 2013. Who’s going to […]

Climb On! with the classic Climb On! bar

A few months ago the Climb On! Products company signed up to join our affiliate program at Chicks. I went through the process of setting everything up on the website, and was intrigued with the testimonials of the classic Climb On! bar claims I had seen online. I decided I wanted to see if it […]

Keeping Promises & Climbing Ice

In 2008, at 22 years young and just out of college, I accepted a science teacher position in a very small town in Central Texas at an outdoor school. I only knew one other person, experienced major city-to-country culture shock, and really wasn’t sure how things would work out. After spending my first few weeks […]

Today, I am invincible

The following post was written by Connie Sciolino, the 2013 Karen McNeill scholarship award recipient. Today, I am invincible. And excited, and empowered, and I stand a little taller. I spend a lot of my time coaching and encouraging and pushing athletes at my gym, the Alpine Training Center. This past weekend I had the […]

Almine’s Ouray Trip Report

It was a year of “digging deep.” Everything just felt more harsh…more cold…more sharp. This year on the ice brought with it a host of emotions. I was just starting to peer my head out over the horizon of a heart-wrenching 2012. A year of letting go, understanding different elements of pain, and what it […]