The Gumby Guru: Climbing Video Games

  Video games are a great way to live vicariously, to experience things we ...

Everything Tastes Better Than Skinny Feels

  “Gabbs, you look kind of yellow.” I’d rolled my eyes, “No I don’t.” ...

Climb Safe: Spotting for Bouldering

Jason Kehl is high. Twenty-five feet up the Grandpa Peabody boulder, the 60-foot monster testpiece ...

Life on Hold

Suspended From The Door And Suspended In Time, Awaiting Freedom From Confinement. Awaiting The ...

Should Climbers Take CBD?

  CBD is all the rage these days. Sold in everything from tinctures to ...

The Art of Climbing Without Rock or Gyms

  I had fallen head over heels in love with rock climbing a few ...

Climb Safe: Common Belay Screw-ups and What To Do About Them

  In 1980 my college roommate, Mark Herndon, fell 100 feet on a two-pitch route. ...

Beirut Community Fights to Keep Climbing After Explosion

  On August 4, 2020, Beirut was hit by a gigantic double explosion which wiped ...

Is Lightweight the Right Weight?

  My teenage son is belaying me on a route I keep getting stuck ...

A Brief History of Adaptive Climbing

  It was June of 2006. I was standing alongside vendors in flat, hot, ...

Climbing Refuge in Lebanon

  Tucked between the Mediterranean Sea, Syria and Israel, Lebanon exists in a disparate ...

One of the World’s Best Moonboarders

Perched upstairs in the rafters of the Red Rock Climbing Center in Las Vegas ...

When Gym Members Come to the Rescue

  On a sunny 70-degree April afternoon in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Josh Faggart walked ...

Rock Climbing Lingo

ANCHOR Any device or method for securing a climber to a rock face to prevent ...

Shut Down

  The day Brooke Raboutou returned from Europe last year after being accepted to ...

Summer Camp

  Maine. Land of endless pine forest, pristine lakes and parkin’ in the dooryard—a refuge ...

How to Get Stronger by Doing Nothing for 5 Minutes a Day

There are only two ways to get stronger: training and resting. With ready access to ...

Race to the Bottom: The Lowest Lowballs

  Highball bouldering is scary. Just look at this kid. Like him, we’ll oftentimes size up a ...

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 ...

Gym Climber #5

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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 ...

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