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Climb Safe: The Skinny on Super Light Ropes
You don’t have to have an apple konk you on the head to realize that as climbers our greatest enemy is gravity, and that gravity’s minion is weight. Defeating gravity by getting lighter, both in terms of ourselves and our gear, is in fact one of our favorite pastimes.
John Long: High Times
The search for the source.
Sunshine (5.10) // Snowpatch Spire, Bugaboos
Alpinist Steve House gives the skinny on his favorite 5.10
Committed: Matt McCormick
Matt McCormick is probably best known for a 35-foot, spinning fall from his trad 5.13c R, Wheelin' and Dealin', on the Spider's Web, Adirondacks, New York. The sickening plummet on sketchy gear was filmed and posted online.
Charlie Fowler American Alpinist
That Charlie Fowler would meet his end while doing what he loved is no huge surprise given the sheer volume of his climbing. At age 52, he'd racked up three and a half decades of it, and had carried his quiet air of a seasoned survivor from hard rock to the high-risk games of alpine climbing and soloing.
Spyderco Delica 4
$89.95 | www.spyderco.comSpyderCo introduced the Delica 19 years ago. Since then, this durable, affordable and lightweight knife has become a top choi...
Knee: Chondral Injury of the Lateral Tibial Plateau
I jumped down from a boulder problem in the gym and felt a sharp pain in the middle of my right knee.
Does Creatine Work?
Everyone is talking about creatine, but I've heard it causes major water retention, which cancels out any strength gains. Is this yet another case of climbers experimenting with supplements that only work for weight-lifting or bodybuilding?