Petzl RocTrip Photo Contest
Plugging my entry to the Petzl RocTrip Photo Contest. It would be really amazing to get to go on this trip. The 50 photos with the most votes will go before a panel of judges and one winner will be chosen. Please give my photo and any others a vote if you think they’re worthy!
Here we see the full video of Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright’s 2013 grueling trip through California, where they biked to and climbed all of California’s 14k foot mountains.
“Injury-Proof Your Climber Knee”
In this article from Climbing Magazine we get some useful tips on improving you knee health. This is something that I’ve been increasingly aware of over the past year as I’ve noticed those heel hooks on steep overhanging climbs really torquing my knee. Click on over for some general knee wellness tips, as well as some specific exercises to strengthen many components of the knee.
New workouts to refresh your gym training
While it may seem improbable given the frigid Winter we’ve had here in Minnesota, Spring is right around the corner. In the last couple weeks we’ve even had a few days in the 40’s! You may have been stuck in the gym all Winter and if your training regiment has been lacking(or like mine, nearly non-existent) here are several new workouts from Climbing Magazine to get you in shape for the Spring season; all while keeping you on the wall.
Watch Dave Graham battle rain and try bouldering projects in the beautiful Grampians of Australia. The month long trip in 2011 culminated with his first ascent of Wave Swoop(V14)
Follow Daniel Woods along with fellow strong man Jimmy Webb and videographer Cameron Maier (Bearcam) through a day in Bishop, CA. From Bouldering to Beers this video is more than enough to make many of us envious of their lifestyle.