Harpers Ferry rock climbers worry closures could set precedent for future access

HARPERS FERRY, West Virginia – “This is not how the Park Service is supposed to work.” That’s according to Eric Murdock, policy director for the Access Fund, a rock climbing advocacy organization that has worked with land managers all over…

Competing in ‘Ninja Warrior’ can lead to success and a lot of attention

It was 5 a.m. when Geoff Britten grabbed the thick red rope that hung from the top of the metal structure that was Mt. Midoriyama, his eyes looking skyward at the prize. He had been competing all evening, and the…

Montgomery County teen a champion at climbing the wall that could lead to the Olympics

17- year -old Noah Bratschi is speeding his way to the top. He’s among the top junior wall speed climbers in the country. Speed climbing is among the sports being added to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. And if the teenager continues his winning ways he could well find himself on the way to Japan.