Daily Archives: June 6, 2012

Above the Great Wall we encountered a pitch called The Black Cleft. Neither of us in our combined months of climbing experience had ever climbed something so brutish, dank and unprotected And more past that, until dusk found us on a small ledge with just enough wet moss to suck some water out to quell our thirsts.

Get ready for the alpine rock climbing season with some of this year’s best gear.

Climbers preparing for a summer road trip, or a trip to the local crag, should check out some of this season’s newest gear that will make living on the road a bit more comfortable.

Wild Country continues its popular Crack School climbing series. The sixth episode focuses on proper taping technique.