The Menstrual Cycle and Climbing Performance

  Are you a climber who has menstrual cycles?1 Have you ever wondered why your ...

Essential Knots for Climbing

  The first thing you should know about climbing knots is that you’ll only tie ...

Kai Lightner: Open Your Eyes To The Reality Of Black Lives

  When accosted by strangers, do not fight back—try to escape. Don’t go out in ...

Taking The Lead

  Belay check. Even an experienced climber might feel a few nerves during a ...

The 5.9 Placebo Effect

“This is it dude, if I don’t get it on this attempt, I’m done!” ...

Should Climbers Take Oral Contraceptives?

  Let’s cut to the chase: For many girls and women, training or performing ...

Transitioning from Gym to Crag

  No matter how many hours you put in at the gym, the first few early-season ...

Climbing Research – What’s new from 2019

  Acknowledgments: This brief summary is based on a collaboration between Tallie Casucci, Kyle ...

Just Tooling Around

  The first indoor climbing gym in the United States opened its doors in ...

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