HipCamp

The day of calling a campground to reserve a campsite, hoping that there are trees to hang your hammocks and wondering if there will be water nearby, are over thanks to HipCamp. Although it launched only a couple of years ago, HipCamp hosts listings for thousands of...
TED Talk: Tommy Caldwell

TED Talk: Tommy Caldwell

This TED Talk is not only for rock climbers and other adventurers, it’s for everyone who has endured hardships… It’s for everyone. In this video Tommy Caldwell shares the story of his captivity in Kyrgyzstan, and his conquest of the Dawn Wall; and he...
Denali Reborn!

Denali Reborn!

During a recent visit to Alaska, President Obama made a move with cultural significance not only for Alaskan natives but also for the climbing community. The tallest peak on the North American continent, once known as Denali, was called Mount McKinley in honor of...
Looking Glass, NC

Looking Glass, NC

Deep in the heart of Pisgah National Forest, the promised land of western North Carolina, a plutonic monolith (read: one big igneous rock) rises up above the treetops to inspire climbers and hikers alike to look out on Transylvania County from the top!  The...
Triple Crown Bouldering Series

Triple Crown Bouldering Series

The Triple Crown Bouldering Series is the annual celebration of bouldering culture in the Southeast!  The pebble wrestling competitions are the main events, but the pad stacking competition is at least as much fun! The first stop on the 2015 tour is Hound Ears near...
Mountain Project

Mountain Project

Mountain Project is an essential resource for planning a climbing trip, and it’s just a great site to explore. Climbers have compiled routes, ratings, beta descriptions and images of most all the routes out there, and the site is updated regularly to include...