Why not kick your weekend off by channeling the painful glory of offwidth climbing? Take joy in the fact that Cedar Wright, rather than you, wrestles up “Squat,” a heinously difficult 5.12b “burl fest.” Meanwhile Pete Takeda shares his poetic thoughts on why offwidth climbing is ridiculous.

You can take the offwidth out of the climber, but you can’t always take the climber out of the offwidth

– Pete Takeda