An Ode to Slab Climbing.

This morning while I was farting around putting off my work, I noticed a forum post on mountainproject: “Slab Climbing is the Offwidth of Face Climbing.” I didn’t click on it, gathering the gist of what the typical commentary might be, but if you want to go down that rabbit hole, you can do it here. I did go down

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Pro Boulderers Defend Right to Climb On Wet Sandstone in Spite of Plea From Community Not To

So, a handful of people have asked me to cover this topic in the 24 hours or so since it started blowing up. The title of the article pretty much says it all, but here’s a brief synopsis: 1.) Female Pro Boulderer (Sponsored by La Sportiva, Organic, and Gnarly Nutrition, according to her TUMBLR) went bouldering in Red Rock relatively quickly after

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Make It Till You Make It is Brendan Leonard’s Best Book. (Or, At Least, My Favorite)

Ah, the drafty corridors of Fringe’s Folly. A place where few are listening, and fewer are talking. A place where a man can say what he wants. A place where nobody exchanges commerce for goods or services, where all things uttered are unutterable truths, where the truth shall set you free. The fringe, the periphery, the… Anyway, this isn’t about Fringe’s Folly.

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