The Intuitive Approach to Training04-Feb-2011
Widely accepted among advanced athletes and used and loved by many climbers, periodization is the structured approach to training that involves mani......04-Feb-2011
THE PERFECT 5-MINUTE WARM-UP FOR CLIMBERS27-Feb-2012
TRAINING AND performance experts agree: warming up before you climb will help keep you healthy and climbing your best....27-Feb-2012
Training for Climbing: Injured? Train Your Core!27-Feb-2012
I have a recurring elbow injury. I know how to fix it, but how can I stay strong while it’s healing?...27-Feb-2012
Understanding Climbing Ratings and Grades20-Nov-2009
Although some climbers eschew any type of quantification, most of us want to know how difficult a climb is, either to keep us from biting off more cli......20-Nov-2009
Rappel Knot Fails, Climber Falls to Death on the Goat Wall
Ryan Kautz, 26, falls to death while rappelling the last pitch of Prime Rib of Goat, a popular 11-pitch 5.9- on the 1,300-foot Goat Wall near Mazama, Washington.
Climber Loses Finger Tips in Crack
“When I realized that my fingers were gone I felt this empty, despair feeling. I thought, how much of my fingers are missing? I’ve had some injuries before, but when you can see bone, it freaks you out.” DISCLAIMER: GRAPHIC PHOTOS
Climber Grabs Draw, Skins Finger
Of all the “don’ts” of climbing, grabbing a quickdraw while you are falling is one of the bigger no-nos, and can result in serious injury, including “de-gloving” a finger.