6 Rules of Etiquette For Outdoor Climbing

Put simply, the local crag is not the same as the local gym. Certain rules of etiquette exist for outside climbing that don’t typically apply in gym environments. The ethics of responsible outdoor rock climbing are nuanced and mostly unwritten––for this reason, we’ve compiled a list of guidelines for you to follow as you enter […]

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THE NEW AMERICAN DREAM, FOR CLIMBERS // JON MCCARTIE

Welcome to the new American dream, climbing fans of Jack Kerouak. JON AND HIS WIFE ERIN ARE PIONEERING A NEW LIFESTYLE FOR MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES WHO WANT TO LIVE ON THE ROAD ADVENTUROUSLY, COMFORTABLY, AND SUSTAINABLY. THEY DOWNSIZED TO JUST THE ESSENTIALS, PUT THEIR LIFE ON WHEELS, AND TOOK THEIR KIDS ON A NEVER-ENDING ADVENTURE OF […]

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Growing Up Gimpy

(Dirty, bruised chicken legs – nothing has changed.) At dinner, my mother slowly lowered her hands to the table and stared at me with disbelief while I glared at my slab of steak: ‘You want ME to cut your meat for you?’ ‘Yes!’ I cried, wiping the grease off of my shirt from my failed […]

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YOUR PEAK PERFORMANCE, P. 1 // PETER DIXON

Peaking for Performance:  Part 1 – Mind and Body Whether you’re training for a big event, preparing for a competition, or getting fit for an upcoming season, there is no better feeling than being both mentally and physically prepared.  This way, no matter the outcome, you know you’ve given it everything you had.  In order […]

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