BECOME THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR FOR YOUR LOCAL CRAG
Hey crag master! Thank you for getting involved and sharing your destination beta. Because of you, the climbing community will have access to invaluable information on how to get on rocks that they’ve never touched before. If you think something should be included that we left out—or if there is something special to your destination—let us know.
REVIEW PROCESS AND COMPENSATION
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.
We will review your submission and get back to you within 10 days. If your content is approved, you’ll be compensated via PayPal upon the week of publication. Compensation varies, so view our compensation breakdown.
A few quick notes:
• We may edit submissions for grammar, punctuation, and clarity.
• Written submissions must be original works not published elsewhere online.
• When you submit, you acknowledge that you own full rights to all provided content.
• We suggest images being at least 2500px on their longest dimension, although this is not required
• Please note: by submitting, you agree to our terms of submission.
DESTINATION WRITING GUIDE
Share a general description of the area. Try to include the physical setting, rough amount of climbs, rock type, approach, atmosphere/environment among climbers, etc. In other words, how would you describe this place to your friends?
Specific Description of Climbing Style
What are we doing here? Sport, trad, bouldering? All of the above?
What time of year can we expect to not be smothered in humidity and bugs?
Climbing Grade Range
Mostly 5.8s? 5.10s? So V.hard that I won’t get off the ground?
Best Local Spot
What local restaurant, bar, or camping place does your body feel like melting into after a day at the crag?
Top Climbs in the Area
What are the must-do routes (include name, grade and a brief description, please!)?
Best Kept Secret
What do you know that everyone would love to know about this spot?
How Stiff is the Grading?
What’s the standard for soft and stiff? Are we flying up 5.14s or getting wrecked on a 5.4?
Where to stay?
Where should we head to beat the crowds and have a comfy night under the stars?
Go wild. Answer whatever questions we forgot to ask.
Have great photos for this destination?
We’d love to showcase them. Simply attach them with your submission, or let us know if we need to accept a file transfer for video.
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