I finally got around to watching last week’s Louder Than Eleven and ClimbingNarc‘s Talkshow #1 The Show With No Name. Brian interviewed professional climbers Paul Robinson and Alex Johnson on a variety of topics including viewer submitted questions. I found the training discussion (first 20 minutes) particularly interesting. Looking forward to the next one!

Climbing and Startups

June 9, 2010

I haven’t posted in a while, so I thought I’d share with everyone the reason why. I’ve been heads down for the past several months working on my new company, StatsMix. We’re building a web-based service that creates custom dashboards bringing together internal and external metrics in one place so businesses can make better decisions […]


Interview with Dougald MacDonald of Colorado MoJo

December 21, 2009

Dougald MacDonald recently launched a new site focused on the Colorado backcountry called Colorado MoJo. I caught up with him to ask some questions about the site. What prompted you to start a new website focused specifically on Colorado outdoor pursuits? I started Colorado MoJo because I couldn’t find anything else online that covers all […]


Climbing Video: Erik Weihenmayer Climbs The Naked Edge

December 20, 2009

Blind climber Erik Weihenmayer, climbs Eldorado Canyon’s The Naked Edge to benefit the Access Fund in this incredibly inspiring video. (via Colorado MoJo, Prana)


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-20

December 20, 2009

RT @climbingnarc CCC And Access Fund To Purchase Bouldering Area In North Carolina http://bit.ly/5Lp5Fe #climb # RT @MetoliusClimb 20% off all Metolius Cams – Coupon code: 1260229769 – Holiday Special ends today http://bit.ly/7dBzr4 # RT @SuperTopo: If you slackline or highline you MUST read this! http://tinyurl.com/ylrexa9 http://fb.me/3EnKEph # iTopoMaps: Technology in the Wilderness http://bit.ly/748rfB # […]


Chris Sharma Sends Neanderthal

December 19, 2009

Chris Sharma sent Neanderthal, a possible 5.15b (9b), in the Santa Linya cave, Spain. Seen in Dosage V, Neanderthal follows a long and sustained 40 meter line with a hard dyno near the top of the wall. (via ClimbingNarc, Dead Point, 9b)


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-13

December 13, 2009

Girth Hitching a Stopper http://ow.ly/HZWe #climb (via @BlackDiamondUSA) # RT @climbingnarc Cool List Of 5.14d And Harder Climbs/Climbers http://bit.ly/7IVOtY #climb # Ice climbing guide to Boulder's Flatirons http://bit.ly/82uebl #climb # RT @splitterchoss The Ice Climbing Season is Here! http://bit.ly/6VTnnx 3climb # RT @climbingnarc MSA Redpoint Descender Auto Belay Discontinued Indefinitely http://bit.ly/5L6KtR #climb # Amazing dyno […]


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-12-06

December 6, 2009

Extending Cam Slings http://bit.ly/7uYGOg #climb # RT @climbingnarc #climb New V14 In Austria By Daniel Woods http://bit.ly/7wtsex # RT @rockmonkeyart Back in boulder after tday in Indian creek and a wild rukus… http://vimeo.com/7874776 # Chris Schulte FAs new problems at Mount Evans, Colorado http://ow.ly/HiZL #climb (via @BlackDiamondUSA) # RT @splitterchoss Interview with Dave Pegg of […]


Extending Cam Slings

November 29, 2009

Kolin Powick from Black Diamond posted another excellent gear testing article, this time on the different methods of extending slings on cam placements. He illustrates the three common methods he uses (same as mine) and then examines a sling-on-sling approach he thought was dicey. The sling-on-sling method of extending a cam sling does save the […]


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-11-29

November 29, 2009

RT @AlpineInstitute Lynn Hill: Visualization and Patience http://tiny.cc/ehA2U #climb # The velcro on my Miuras are not sticking anymore. Anyone have suggestions for cleaning/repairing velcro on climbing shoes? #climb # Matt Wilder making Midnight Lightning look easy http://bit.ly/07MWejO #climb (via @MetoliusClimb) # Disciples of Gill: New film chronicles climbing innovators #climb http://bit.ly/6G7eO3 (via @dailycamera) # […]


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-11-22

November 22, 2009

Bouldering in Ohio http://bit.ly/aQL2Z #climb #bouldering # The Sin of Sponsorship http://tinyurl.com/yg8f5n8 #climb (via @clmbmore, @lstefurak) # Conrad Anker climbing on Eldorado Canyon's famed Naked Edge http://ow.ly/D4XC #climb (via @BlackDiamondUSA) # Top 5 Rocky Mountain National Park Ice Climbs #climb http://is.gd/4XksT (@via @RMNP4MS, @jennfields) # Climbers Find Relics Where Archaeologists Can’t! http://bit.ly/22K2ym #climb (via @Sierratp) […]


Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-11-15

November 15, 2009

Sunburn in the mountains http://bit.ly/JOCU7 #climb #mountaineering # RT @Smart_Climbing explaining why graded exposure works better than flooding for falling off practice http://bit.ly/3MCAZI #climb # Win An Access Fund Holiday Pack http://bit.ly/2ABvuF #climb (via @climbingnarc) # How Big Is Your Rack? new post by Kelly Cordes http://bit.ly/4weVxl #climb (via @lstefurak) # RT @splitterchoss The How […]

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