The Gumby Guru: The Craigslist Belayer

  “Anyone who needs a belay, please come to the front desk. Climbing partner ...

The Gumby Guru: Climbing Video Games

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

Summer Camp

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

Race to the Bottom: The Lowest Lowballs

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

What People Think Climbing Is

  The general public has its conjectures about indoor climbing—namely that it’s only speed ...

Maintaining Mediocrity: A Step-By-Step Guide to Plateauing

  MoonBoarding is hard and it hurts my ego. I haven’t touched a Tension board ...

The 7 D’s of a Backcountry Dump: For Quarantined Climbers 

  What recreational climber wants to spend hours each day hangboarding or doing push-ups ...

What 9 Hip Hop Artists Can Teach Climbers

  Now, more than ever, it can be hard to stay motivated. What’s the ...

Bad Genes – The Different Types of Gumbies

It is our deepest desire and oldest challenge to understand where we came from, and ...

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Flicks of Falls and Flops

  Hard to tell if this guy was really trying or not … Either ...

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