When it comes to surviving and thriving in the battle with gravity, being a good climber is only part of the equation. I’ve been very fortunate to have climbed a very long time. Using my experiences over the years, I hope to offer some tips to reduce risk, preventable heartache and suffering.
When I sat down to write this story it was just supposed to be about this route in Yosemite called The Prophet which I completed this fall. As I started typing I realized that it was much more than just a route for me, and this made the writing process more difficult than just summing up a stack of pitches on a granite wall.
With their burly uppers and sticky, climbing- specific outsoles, approach shoes allow climbers to easily get to almost any crag. Here are some of this season’s best approach shoes.
This season, climbers can pick from a variety of shoes
that deliver comfort, versatility and exceptional performance. Here are some of this spring’s top picks.
Don’t miss this weekend’s action at the Canadian Bouldering National Championship!
Here is a cool video featuring some of the spectacular climbing and scenery in the climbing paradise of Kalymnos.