Michaela Kiersch

Michaela Kiersch, 25, is a professional rock climber from Chicago. She is studying at Rush University Medical Center for a doctorate in occupational therapy. She climbs both indoors and outdoors, where she has sent 5.14c.

Five Tips for Tackling Dynos

I have spent almost my entire life climbing in gyms and am very comfortable ...

Michaela Kiersch: Setting Goals

A large goal of mine this year was to send Necessary Evil (5.14c), an infamous route with ...

Balancing Act

I GREW UP SCRAMBLING as high as I could on the neighborhood trees and ...

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