Pay Your Dues: Rifle

In order to become a master, you must first learn how to suck (and kneebar) … Having sent nearly every 5.14d in Rifle, Jonathan Siegrist turned his attention to a short, unassuming-looking route called...

Petzl Sitta Harness

The Petzl Sitta harness is one of the lightest on the market, but Petzl says it's still fully featured, comfortable, and durable enough for technical rock and ice climbing. So what (if any) compromises did...

Thank You For YouTubing

A couple nights before leaving on a backpacking trip, I decided to finally dig up a Trangia stove I’d received as a gift eight years ago and try it out. Maybe there were instructions with it, but in the...

Black Diamond Shadow

Black Diamond entered the climbing-shoe market only a year ago, and the Shadow is their most aggressive offering. So how does it compare to similar shoes like the Scarpa Instinct VS and La Sportiva...

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 146

This animation just feels good (video) 24 photos of sinkholes “He never forgot that it was entirely possible that people wouldn’t appreciate your work while you were doing it. That they might appreciate it...