Rock Climbing

Nik Berry on why he loves freeing big walls—and the need for nunchuk skills.

On Sucking

A climber's hilarious eternal cycle of failing and progressing, in three acts. [Read More]

Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 4 of 4

A baby on board brings a fresh view of J-Tree's special landscape and classic climbing. [Read More]

15 Outdoorsy Ways To Tell Him He’s Not The One

Need to break it off with a ski bum or dirtbag climber? Here are a few choice ways to let him know. [Read More]

Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 3 of 4

Discovering the perfect sandstone boulders and super tall gym routes of the Southeast. [Read More]

Beth Rodden’s Return To Climbing

Learning to be flexible with what motherhood brings, Beth Rodden starts to travel and climb again. [Read More]

Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 2 of 4

Finding bouldering and single-pitch satisfaction with baby in tow in the Eastern Sierra. [Read More]

Beth Rodden On A Mother’s Baby Steps

Recovering from pregnancy, Beth Rodden learns it takes little steps to move toward where she wants to be. [Read More]

What It Really Takes to Write A Climbing Guidebook

Think writing the new Index guidebook is just climbing and shooting photos? Think 'shwacking, scrubbing, drilling and more. [Read More]