Trango Vergo Belay Device Review

Mechanically assisted belay devices are the norm in today's sport climbing world. In theory, they are safer than passive belay devices and also much more user friendly. Just try and think about belaying your partner while they quest up their [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

4 Yoga Poses to Prevent Shoulder Injuries for Climbers

About a month ago, we posted about the new Yoga for Climbers online course being offered by professional climber and yogi Heidi Wirtz and Climbing Magazine.  The idea of the course is to make yoga more accessible to climbers while providing instruction [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Muscle Cramp Prevention

Anyone who has ever suffered from a muscle cramp knows how debilitating they can be.  Because of this muscle cramps have the ability to sabotage your performance and undermine months of training and hard work.  While muscle cramps can effect [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Online Yoga for Climbers

The idea that doing yoga can help your climbing by improving balance, flexibility, and preventing injury is nothing new.  However, if you have ever been to a yoga class, it's clear that  standard yoga studio classes are not tailored to [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Rhino Skin Solutions Review

This review of the Rhino Skin Solutions products was written for us by Dan Mirsky.  Dan has redpointed 30+ 5.14 rock climbs all across the country, which beyond being extremely impressive, means that he knows a thing or two about [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Portable Training Devices for Climbing

Whether you are moving around the country living out of a van or are consistently on the move for business, consistent travel presents some serious challenges for climbers who are still looking to follow a systematic training program.  The main crux [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Will Anglin – SKIN!

No matter how much you train or how strong you are, an unfortunate reality of rock climbing is that your skin will often wear out before your muscles.  While there is really nothing that can be done to prevent this, [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Hand & Skin Care for Rock Climbing

An unfortunate reality of rock climbing is that it is extremely hard on your skin.  Often times sessions on your projects have to come to grinding halts long before your muscles and fingers are actually fatigued due to your skin [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|0 Comments