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Making Peace with Fear

Making Peace with Fear

Climbers are no strangers to fear. Whether it’s a fear of falling or a fear of failure, we all experience this primal instinct at some point. Some climbers are naturally gifted with a reduced inclination towards fear, others are so afraid of falling that they refuse...

To Stick Clip or Not to Stick Clip

To Stick Clip or Not to Stick Clip

Moja Gear recommends using a stick clip to hang a quickdraw on the first bolt every time.  Stay safe, and use a spotter, climbers!   There’s more than one thing that makes climbing in Moab, Utah terrifying. It’s more than the odd introduction to sandstone...

Exploration 4×4 Climbing Drill

Exploration 4×4 Climbing Drill

The Exploration 4x4 is one of my favorite drills for picking up new skills. The concept is super simple: pick four boulder problems below your flash level. The problems should be very different from each other in terms of hold type, wall angle, and movement style....

How to Reach More Holds with Improved Spine Mobility

How to Reach More Holds with Improved Spine Mobility

Moja Gear is psyched to bring you this article on improving spine flexibility and mobility from Dr. Jared Vagy, The Climbing Doctor! If you are serious about climbing harder and safer, then check out Dr. Vagy's book, Climb Injury-Free. Our recommendations are unbiased...

BCYB Underwear for Men from Metolius

BCYB Underwear for Men from Metolius

Cigarette butts are a huge nuisance for those of us that like to leave an area better than we found it. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered around the world each year. These little yellow butts leach harmful chemicals into...

Strength and Mobility Assessment for Climbers

Strength and Mobility Assessment for Climbers

Perhaps the greatest benefit of a sports-science approach to rock climbing is the ability to assess a climber’s level of ability in specific motor patterns and compare their results to their peers’ results. The science is far from perfect for a multitude of reasons,...