October 2009

Will Gadd on Training for Climbing

by Tom Markiewicz on October 9, 2009

Will Gadd on general fitness and weight training versus climbing specific training: I’m going to get real blunt here: If you want to be a better climber then damn well go climbing. Especially a better rock climber. I would bet any amount of money that if a person spent, say, 20 hours a week training […]

Quick Sends – 10/09/10

by Tom Markiewicz on October 9, 2009

Reports from Hounds Ears – Five Ten blog, Rock & Ice, Climbing Narc UKClimbing has an extensive overview of Yosemite climbing. Dead Point Magazine interviews Big Up Productions. Tommy Caldwell and Jeremy Collins win the fourth annual 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell in Arkansas.

Climbing Gear Review Roundup – 10/8/09

by Tom Markiewicz on October 8, 2009

Black Diamond Livewire Quickdraw – Water Stone Outdoors Progression – Climbing Magazine Petzl Reverso 3 belay device, Mountain Hardwear Runout climbing pants, Mammut Infinity 9.5mm rope, Black Diamond C3 cams – The Mountain World La Sportiva Speedsters – straight outta bedlam SuperTopo Guides To Zion and Tuolumne – Climbing Narc Five Ten Team rock shoes […]