Rock Climbing During COVID-19: What the Experts Say

Rock climbing is an inherently risky sport—even more so now that we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. How do you balance your stoke for climbing with minimizing health risks to yourself and your communities?  It’s safe to say that many climbers are young and fit with no underlying health issues. Therefore, it’s …

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Gear Review: La Sportiva’s TC Pro Rock Climbing Shoe

If you’ve climbed with me in the last couple of years I’m pretty sure you’ve heard me rave about my magic rock climbing shoes. They are La Sportiva’s TC Pro. I love them! Developed in collaboration with Tommy Caldwell, these shoes are touted by La Sportiva as the ultimate technical Yosemite big wall free climbing …

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The Making of a Rock Climbing Yogini

Yoga and climbing just go together. It’s a beautiful symbiotic relationship. Both increase balance, core strength, flexibility and mental discipline through a series of fluid movements and holding contorted positions all the while breathing in a controlled rhythmic fashion. Plus, yoga has the added benefit of helping to prevent injury by stretching muscles and increasing …

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