Gym to Crag Class

How I Learned to Climb Real Rocks

By Shawn McDaniel  Climbing, for me, has become a way of life. After developing my skills in a gym for several years, I realized what I really wanted was to climb outside…on tall walls…on real rocks. But I had no idea what leading outdoors entailed, so my

Mussy Hooks

Know the Ropes: The Low Down on Lowering

Cleaning sport anchors is a critical skill for outdoor rock climbing. With the increase in the sport’s popularity, many climbing coalitions and climbing management plans have opted to modernize outdoor sport climbing anchors to a lower-off style, allowing climbers to simply clip in and be