Cole's Climb

Cole Noble
News, thoughts, and photography about climbing, mountaineering and the outdoors; sharing stories of interesting people from the trail with a strong community focus.
Created 21 Jun 2021
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  • Be Prepared, and Protect the Animals with Casey Whalen
    21 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    Welcome Back to our Regularly Scheduled Trail Talk Earlier this week: I had an unexpected special edition for Eldora’s opening day. This time though, we’re back to our regular programing: more long-fo...
  • Opening day at Eldora: Everything You Need to Know
    19 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 4 4
    Welcome to a Special Edition of Trail Talk This brief podcast features everything you need to know for Eldora’s opening day, including what the weather looks like, to which trails will be open. Throw ...
  • How to Start Your Ski Season Right
    18 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 9 2
    I look down at my watch. 1:57. The motions start playing out in my head. There are a couple other people in the lift line. If I strap on my snowboard now, I should get to the ticket gate at exactly 2:...
  • Using Tension to Lift Yourself Up
    11 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 10 8
    Building Tension My climb begins with a shaky, unstable hold. I lean back, pressing hard against the wall with my feet while grabbing a lumpy piece of plastic with both hands. There are just enough bu...
  • Growing the Outdoor Space with Eddie Taylor
    07 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 6 2
    Welcome Back to Trail Talk During these interview podcast posts, I share stories from other members of the outdoor community. Range from wild adventures, to survival skills, conservation, and current ...
  • Was the Journey Worth it?
    04 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 8 7
    Getting far Away from the Beaten Path I skated off the unloading ramp of the mountain’s highest chairlift. The tree line stood far below, at the bottom of a wide-open bowl of snow. Beautiful; but I pl...
  • Climbing Baldy and Answering the Big Question, with Ty Ellenbogen
    31 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 8 2
    Welcome Back to Trail Talk During these interview podcast posts, I share stories from other members of the outdoor community. Range from wild adventures, to survival skills, conservation, and current ...
  • The Highs and Lows of Life and Mountaineering
    28 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 7 2
    The following is a guest post written by Ty Ellenbogen, reflecting on the moments that follow a crowning achievement. All Quiet at First Light The glow of my headlamp illuminated the patch of ground i...
  • The (Continental) Divide
    24 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 10 4
    The Great Continental Divide, as the name suggests, splits the North American Continent in half. All rivers and rainfall to the west of the divide flow to the Pacific. Water to the east goes to the At...
  • Picking off the Stragglers
    21 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 8 2
    Something Stalked us in the Dark I’ve spoken before about how the dark can be so absolute on the trail; the world may as well not exist outside of your flashlight beam. This time, footsteps beyond our...
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