Chipping Away at the Icy Overhang: Ladies Slay Pillars at Texaco

Chipping Away at the Icy Overhang:  Ladies Slay Pillars at Texaco

At the end of February 2019, a group of women came together, not just to share a trail and a rope, but to reflect on the discussions within the community about how to encourage and support women in climbing. In celebration of International Women's Day (Friday, March 8) and Women's History Month, come read an article about the adventures and antics of these ladies slaying pillars on a spectacular day of ice.

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Mountains and Climate Change: From Understanding to Action by Paul Dale (Part 2)

Mountains and Climate Change: From Understanding to Action by Paul Dale (Part 2)

Snow is disappearing from the High Sierras, what's left is white quartz.

I have been a climber, skier and mountaineer for over 40 years and am now thinking about future outdoor enthusiasts. Climate change is our most important problem. I am writing a series of articles that I hope will educate you about energy and climate change initiatives in Massachusetts and thus move you from agreeing that climate change is a problem to taking action to deal with it, both personally and politically. This article encourages you to speak up in support of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Please read the article.

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Mountains and Climate Change: From Understanding to Action by Paul Dale (Part 1)

Mountains and Climate Change: From Understanding to Action  by Paul Dale (Part 1)

I have been a climber, skier and mountaineer for over 40 years and active with the AMC for decades. In thinking about what is the most important way in which I can give back to other outdoor enthusiasts and to future generations, including my kids, addressing the problem of climate change is by far the most important.  I have dedicated myself to writing a series of articles that I hope will educate you about energy and climate change initiatives in Massachusetts and thus move you from agreeing that climate change is a problem to taking action to deal with it, both personal and political. I want to provide easy to follow guidance on how to be effective in the fight for a better future. The first article lists personal things you can do (other than the standard call to install low wattage light bulbs).

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