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Starting the Journey of Rock Climbing Progression

Starting the Journey of Rock Climbing Progression

We all crave progression in our rock climbing. Whether climbing 5.9 or 5.14, we always look at the higher grades as “the next step.” For a while, those next steps are easy to climb! In our early climbing years, we see an astounding level of progress. Unfortunately, we...

The Mandala: The Untold Story

The Mandala: The Untold Story

Big thanks to Kris Hampton of The Power Company podcast for bringing this video to light. Troy Fauteux tells the story of this incredible fight up The Mandala (V12) in Bishop, CA. Check out episode 156 of the Power Company podcast to hear an interview with Troy...

How to Make Your Own Homemade Collagen Supplement

How to Make Your Own Homemade Collagen Supplement

The rock climbing world has been abuzz with talk of collagen supplements lately. We'll show you how you can make a homemade collagen supplement with the chicken and turkey leftovers that are usually thrown away. But why is collagen important, anyway? Is supplementing...

Gear Guide: Best Rock Climbing Pants

Gear Guide: Best Rock Climbing Pants

Finding the Best Rock Climbing Pants for You As a rock climber, you need pants to keep yourself protected without hindering your ability to move. This crucial piece of gear can make or break your day at the crag, so we've created this list of the Top 8 Climbing Pants...

How to Make a Living on the Road (Part 1/2)

How to Make a Living on the Road (Part 1/2)

This is part one of a two-part series about making a living on the road. First, we’ll look at various means of funding a nomadic lifestyle. In part two, we’ll detail how much money you’ll need … the cold hard costs. The mountains call for some, and the open road for...