April 2014

Spring Break

我們主要的編輯Chet要去土耳其冒險了,這一個月的旅程內 moriteam.com 將不會再更新,但是還是可以透過 Twitter, Facebook, Instagram 或Email與我們聯絡!

Our main editor Chet is going to explore Turkey in May and wont be able to update any adventure on moriteam.com.

But news will be available on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Or for urgent news you can mailto: chet@moriteam(dot)com

You can find links at the bottom of the main page.

We will see you soon!

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熱海攀岩 Rehai Rock Climbing

熱海攀岩 熱海攀岩 Rehai Rock CLimbing

有時候這就是你的確保,你只能相信他了!

Sometimes this is your protection, and you just have to trust it.

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Everest Wingsuit Jump 聖母峰極限飛行

Everest Wingsuit Jump 聖母峰極限飛行

The world is about to witness one of the greatest human feats ever captured on television – when California resident Joby Ogwyn attempts the first wing suit flight off the summit of Mount Everest. The epic event titled EVEREST JUMP LIVE will broadcast live on the Discovery Channel and in 224 countries and territories in May 2014.

“This is history in the making,” said Eileen O’Neill, Group President Discovery and TLC Networks. “Discovery Channel continues to bring live broadcast events unlike anything you’ll see on television – from Felix Baumgartner’s world record for the highest space jump to Nik Wallenda’s incredible tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon.”  Discovery will take viewers along the journey with two, one-hour pre-shows revealing Joby’s intense training and preparations for Everest.  The special will then culminate with a live 2-hour broadcast – showing Joby as he battles the grueling conditions on the way to Everest’s summit and ultimately takes the final plunge from the top.  Joby’s custom-made wingsuit will be equipped with cameras bringing a bird’s eye view as he descends more than 10,000 vertical feet at speeds of over 150 mph.

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龍洞攀岩-黃金谷中央區-黑岩

龍洞攀岩-黃金谷中央區-黑岩 Longdong – Golden Valley Central – Black Wall

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龍洞的夏天來了! 已經可以感覺到來自太平洋的暖風緩緩的吹在身上,蝴蝶也在上方固定點附近盛開的花朵裡展翅飛舞。

一個適合攀岩的季節來了!

黃金谷的景色壯闊,路線豐富而多元,岩壁的質地良好並呈現出黃、橘、紅等璀璨色彩。此處遊客稀少,浪聲不絕於耳,許多龍洞最好的攀岩路線都在這裡。

137- Glitter 閃閃 (5.8 Trad)

金光的變化爬法。從魚鰭狀凸起定型的右邊往上爬,然後連結到金光並爬到頂端共用的固定點。

139-White-Faced man 白臉 (5.11b)

翻懸岩不用左邊裂隙,到橫裂隙往右橫渡自岩角,然後往上爬岩與岩面。

– “台灣龍洞攀岩 運動攀登 傳統攀登” 的介紹

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Nate Leading 139-White-Faced man 白臉 (5.11b)

The Summer is here, you can feel the warm breeze from Pacific Ocean and the butterflies are waving it’s wings with the well blooming flowers at the Top Anchor.

A perfect season to climb!

Golden Valley offers variety of climbing options in a majestic setting. With walls of perfect yellow, orange and red stone, the roar of crashing waves, and few visitors, Golden Valley has many of the best routes at Long Dong.

137- Glitter 閃閃 (5.8 Trad)

Variation. Climb the right side of the fin, then join Nugget to the shared anchor.

139-White-Faced man 白臉 (5.11b)

Above the roof, avoid the left crack, traverse right at a horizontal crack to the arete, then climb the face.

-Description from “Sports Climbing & Trad at Long Dong”

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Weekend Trip to Hualien

Weekend Ride to Hualien
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Jay傳了兩張他在花蓮的照片給我們, 夏天到了該是玩水的時候了!

Jay send us 2 photos from his weekend trip tp Hualien, summer is here about time to get wet.

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Cave at Heren Beach, Taroko, Hualien

Cave at Heren Beach, Taroko, Hualian

 

在路途上我們選擇在和仁沙灘上歇息,這裡位於花蓮接近太魯閣國家公園。

我們在和仁沙灘上面找到不少優良的抱石地點,當然也有些不差的上攀,大部分都是大理石組成的岩層。

但在沙灘上一個被當地人標示的 “洪龍”洞穴吸引我們的目光。

這是在沙灘上一個垂直的裂隙,一開始走進去空間瞬間變窄,再往內幾公尺氣溫開始驟降,再往內走幾步路可以感覺到頭上的水滴。用力的將身體擠過裂隙,空間突然變大可以讓你休息。但後面的裂隙更為狹長需要技巧才能通過,雖然你可以在裂隙後面看到一些陽光,這讓你猜想那裡是否就是出口?

當天並沒有完成探索,照了幾張照片與影片,我們把這個冒險留給下次的旅行。

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We stop for a break at Heren beach at Hualien near Taroko National Park.

Try to find some good bouldering area on the beach and actually there are plenty of them. All good Marble for boulder even climb with.

But this cave that marked “洪龍” by locals at the entrance caught our eye.

It’s a vertical open crack at the beach and instantly become really narrow if you walk in. Temperature drop dramatically few meters in. A few more step you can feel the water dripping above your head. Keep squeezing your body in and suddenly there is an open space that you can rest a bit. But the crack after this become really narrow and skillful to squeeze through. Peek into the crack ahead you can see there is a bit of sunlight and you wonder if that’s the exit or not.

We quit exploring that day, shot some photos and videos and save this adventure for the next time.

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Taiwan Time lapse Longdong, Hualian, Taitung

Taiwan Timelapse

一個短的縮時攝影在龍洞,花蓮,太魯閣,台東,伯朗大道,池上鄉,利吉惡地

A short time lapse film around Taiwan.

  • 1st Shot : Longdong Keelung

Long Cave (Longdong) is the largest bay on the Northeast Coast. It is favored with clear water and abundant marine life, including large numbers of colorful tropical fish, making it an out-standing spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. Also, the schools of fish that gather here make the bay a highly popular rock-fishing area.

At the southern edge of the park, the sheer sandstone cliffs of Long Cave (Longdong) Cape have become the premier rock-climbing destination of northern Taiwan. Since the cliffs are only 30-odd meters high and have a wide variety of surface forms, they are perfect for training in rock-climbing skills. At the same time, this area offers stunning vistas of Bitou Cape, Sandiao Cape, and Aodi Bay.

  • 2nd Shot : Cimu Bridge, Taroko, Hualian

Along Central Cross-Island Highway, after passing Jiuqudong (Tunnel of Nine Turns), you will arrive at Cimu Bridge(Motherly Devotion Bridge), which is an H-Shape hanging bridge with marble stone lions on each end and with marble lotus stones on two sides. The rock beneath the bridge looks like a frog. The frog-like rock is composed of black layer of schist at the top and white marble at the bottom. A pavilion was built on this frog rock, becoming the crown on the frog. This was built by late President Chiang Jing-guo, in memory of his mother, during construction of the road. Cimu pavilion area is on the east side of the bridge, built by late President Chiang Kai-shek, in memory of his mother, Mrs. Wang.

This area where Laoxi River flowing from the marble valley into Liwu River is called the “Heliu” which stands for “merging flows.” The cliff has two different rocks layers. Going west after the turn, on the river terrace is the Heliu camping area. It has space for eleven tents. There is no charge and a first come, first served method operates. Remember that the parking space is limited and that during summer vacation, holidays and weekend this will always be a very popular site for family outdoors activities.

  • 3rd Shot : Mr. Brown Avenue, Taitung

A small country avenue in Chihshang Township of Taitung County becomes widely popular due to a commercial of Mr. Brown Coffee. It is called a “green road of paradise.” It has vast green rice fields without a wire pole along the roadside. You can truly feel how borderless it is. The avenue has good views for photograph and can bring your mind away from the hustle. Come to experience such pure relief in person.

  • 4th Shot : Liji Badlands, Taitung

Liji Badlands was formed by the uplifting of soft marine sediments above the surface of the sea and their subsequent erosion into an infinite number of small gullies where no blade of grass can grow. The resulting topography resembles the badlands of Lunar World in Gang Mountain (Gangshan), Kaohsiung City. This unusual geological area, which is about two kilometers long and one kilometer wide, can be viewed from either Beinan Bridge or Liji Bridge.

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Taiwan Deep Water Soloing

Taiwan Deep Water Soloing – Crystal Blue Temptation

516. 蔚然的誘惑 5.8 DWS

無須確保的落水攀登路線。懸空橫渡水平裂隙到懸岩末端,反手撐推到上面。漲潮風平浪靜最安全。

-台灣龍洞攀岩路線書

516. Crystal Blue Temptation 5.8 Deep Water Solo

Hand traverse the horizontal crack to the apex of the overhang and mantel up. Safest at high tide with a calm sea.

– From Rock Climbing Taiwan Guide Book.

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Taiwan Rock Climbing – Long Lane

Taiwan Rock Climbing – Long Lane

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Boys climbing hard on 431- Golden Gate Roof – 金門天花板 5.12b

431 – 金門天花板 5.12b

從金門斜板的頂端往左上翻過大天花板後,再稍稍偏右,翻過兩段較簡單的懸岩,最後爬到岩壁頂端的上方固定點。

431 – Golden Gate Roof 5.12b

From the the top of the Golden Gate Slab, climb left and over the big roof, then up and slightly right passing tow more roofs on easier rock to an anchor at the top of the face.

長巷

相較於龍洞遠近馳名的壯闊景色,長巷裡面顯得有些擁擠。攀岩者和路線都被集中在有限的空間內。不過這裡卻有大量頂級的5.10及5.11運動路線。另外,在夏季炎熱的上午,這裡也是躲避烈日曝曬的好地方。大部分的路線都由王宏祥Rebolt過。

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LongLane

In contrast to the spectacular open air scenery for which Long Dong is famous, the interior of Long Lane is somewhat claustrophobic, with climbers and routes clustered together in a confined space.

There is, however, good climbing, and lots of it, with large selection of high quality bolted 5.10 and 5.11 climbs. In addition, it is cool and shady on hot summer mornings. Most of the routes were rebolted in 2005 by Sean Wang.

– From Rock Climbing Taiwan Guide Book.

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GoPro 能量飲料 STOKED!

GoPro 能量飲料 STOKED!

Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from http://GoPro.com.

GoPro #STOKED. Your happy place, now available as an energy drink.

GoPro’s #STOKED contains ancient Amazonian super foods to help you achieve maximum radness, and maybe even get a little mystical. Because everyone knows that ancient Amazonians totally stomped it at terrain parks and crushed at all night MMO sessions, or whatever it is people drink energy drinks while doing. Acai? Yes. Quinoa? Duh. Goji berries? Please. We don’t just use the berries, we grind up the whole plant, berries, roots, leaves, bark, whatever. It’s all in there.

Our super secret formula of highly caffeinated deliciousness also contains a soupçon of something not unlike the chemical composition of GoPro’s CEO Nick Woodman’s epic sweat. We know. Mind. Blown. From the greenroom to the boardroom, after consuming #STOKED, your massive steez will emanate from every pore!

And the taste? Well, let’s just say that it gives your mouth a slow motion high five.

GoPro #STOKED. Prepare to be more awesome.

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