How to beat the scourge of climbing....27-Feb-2012
Oh, the mellifluous sounds of injury. Their regularity forms the leitmotif of Modern Climbing: the Musical. If you get into the groove, you will end up dancing the Charlie Foxtrot....04-Feb-2011
Basic Aid Technique01-Feb-2013
The following is an excerpt on basic aid leading from the book How to Big Wall Climb by Chris McNamara....01-Feb-2013
Rock Climbing Nutrition: Anti-inflammatory Foods vs NSAIDS04-Feb-2011
Working on my elbow tendonitis years ago, a chiropractor-climber, Eric Vining, put me on two teaspoons a day of fish oil. Lemon-flavored though it was, I found it awful. When I whined, he switched me to three fish-oil capsules a day. Better. But still not great....04-Feb-2011
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
Errant Spot and a Shattered Leg in Bishop Highball Accident
A poor spot on Bishop, California highball Saigon Direct (V9) leads to a shattered leg.
Climber Killed in Simul-Rappelling Accident on the Goat Wall
A 20-year-old student from Seattle falls 500 feet to his death after a simul-rappelling accident on the Goat Wall near Mazama, Washington.
Climber Dies in Fall From El Cap's East Ledges
Climber mistakes stuck rope for a fixed line on the East Ledges rappels, El Capitan, Yosemite.