Dreams of My Father – A Garage Wall is Born

LIFE IN TAHOE A few months after my mom found out she was pregnant with me, my father stopped climbing. The “un”-official story is that my mom thought it was unsafe for him to continue trad climbing 5.11’s at Lover Leap with a baby on the way. While this may be part of the reason, … Continue reading

Beginners Guide to Training for Climbing: Build a Base – Become a Mutant!

WELCOME TO CLIMBING! Your mind rivals with instinct as you top out on that first boulder problem. It is an experience that brings back to memory the times when you were busted climbing onto the counters to dip you hand cookie jar before mom and pops woke up. There is much more than a sense … Continue reading

My Favorite Video for Climbing Technique

In this 15 minute video, Climbing Coach Neil Gresham covers  three(3) climbing specific movements that are essential if you want to improve your abilities as a climber: Outside Edge (AKA: Twist Lock) Flag/ Flagging Drop Knee Neil Gresham Climbing Techniques Masterclass is also featured on the videos page of this blog Climbing Techniques – Neil Gresham Climbing … Continue reading