Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on how you look at it, I never did discover a “real-world” career...
I am inspired by mountains and drawn to the sense of adventure and teamwork I find on big alpine days.
Never focusing on one type of climbing for more than a couple of months at a time, Chris could easily be called the ultimate ADD climber.
Growing up in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains, adventure and athletics were always at the foreground of my life.
Bouldering was a perfect fit, and this so-called sub-sport has since directed my life in more ways than I could have imagined.
I love climbing, pure and simple. Since I started, nothing has ever seemed as fun, as exciting or as challenging. So I’ve never stopped.
Pollmeier’s drive is for bouldering, and with her developed and sculpted strength she is dangerous in her abilities...
I am still enamored with the sport and the way climbing leads you to beautiful places.
My friend Shawn took me to Peterskill in 2003. I did the down climb of a boulder and never looked back.
When my brother got me into climbing nearly 15 years ago my aspirations were simple, to get to the top of a single pitch climb and have fun doing it.
My obsession with rock climbing and with mountains began on the hallowed stone of New York’s Shawangunks, over twenty years ago… Since then, I’ve been committed to developing my craft of ascent