Figuring out what to write about can get a little crux-y … we know the pain. To simplify the process, we’ve provided an overview of some content types. Supplementary photos are always helpful, but make sure any provided photos are yours. 

To receive compensation, submissions must be original content, not published elsewhere online. Payments are made via PayPal upon publication.

How to submit your content

Here are our submission guidelines.  (Rather than emailing it to us, read our guidelines and share a Google Folder with [email protected] so your piece doesn’t get lost in our inbox).

Story / trip report – $50

700+ words of inspiration from your latest send, journey, or travels. Photos really help.  Let us know what gear you used. Here’s a sample.

Community issue – $50

We support the open discussion of topics pertinent to the climbing community, including sexism, racism, privilege, etc.

Van life – $50

Share your stories, tips, and insights from life on the road. Examples are here.

Learn article – $50

Do you have technical climbing expertise? Pick a topic and tell us how it’s done. Here’s a sample.

Destination guide – $25

Tell the community your insider beta for the crags you love in a simple form and we’ll take care of the rest. Photos are required and can be emailed to us at [email protected]Examples here.

Dirtbag Dwelling – $50

Photos and an interview with a climber living on the fringe … in his or her or their vehicle. Examples.

Training – $50

Got an epic training workout? Help your fellow climbers get stronger.

Photo essay – $25

7-15 professional quality photos supplemented with text and/or captions. Check out an example.

Gear feature – $50

Write about some gear that you think is awesome in a natural, conversational, and educational manner. Examples.

Climber Confessional – $25

An honest recounting of a climbing experience that you’re less than proud of. Tell us your confessional and the lessons you learned. Examples.

Video – $0

Share your latest videos for a shot at being spotlighted in our Videos section. Compensation is not offered for embeddable YouTube/Vimeo films, but we offer an opportunity for good exposure.

Other – varies

Have another type of content that you’re psyched to share? Feel free to send it in!