Rock Climbing

Nik Berry on why he loves freeing big walls—and the need for nunchuk skills.

Beth Rodden’s Return To Climbing

Learning to be flexible with what motherhood brings, Beth Rodden starts to travel and climb again. [Read More]

Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 2 of 4

Finding bouldering and single-pitch satisfaction with baby in tow in the Eastern Sierra. [Read More]

Beth Rodden On A Mother’s Baby Steps

Recovering from pregnancy, Beth Rodden learns it takes little steps to move toward where she wants to be. [Read More]

What It Really Takes to Write A Climbing Guidebook

Think writing the new Index guidebook is just climbing and shooting photos? Think 'shwacking, scrubbing, drilling and more. [Read More]

Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 1 of 4

What do guides do in the off season? Head to the Sierras for some fall rock climbing, with baby in tow. [Read More]

First Ascents And The Climbing Ethics Peanut Gallery

Is ‘good style’ worth risking your neck for? [Read More]

Q&A: Adventure Photographers Dan And Janine Patitucci

What makes a great photo? And what's it like to shoot high-caliber climbers? The Patituccis have it dialed. [Read More]

The Art, History And Ethics Of Trundling

Tempted to tip that precarious boulder on route? Think about this first. [Read More]