Maximize Your Training During Peak Gym Hours

If you’re a “9-5er” and live in the vicinity of a climbing gym, you know the frustration of attempting to train during busy hours. With two kids teams stealing a third of the routes for their after-school practice, their parents milling around, and all the other 9-5ers showing up at the same time, it’s hard to find space on…

The Reverse Warm-Up (and Variations)

Some people really like to warm up for a day of sport climbing. My friend Erin is a big fan of starting the day on a nice easy 5.6-5.7 before hopping on her 5.11 project. But sometimes starting out too easy can have adverse effects. I have a tendency to get used to jugs. I wonder…