Breaking in another pair of climbing shoes! How small is too small?

A little over 2 weeks ago, I received a new pair of climbing shoes in the mail that only cost me $7.93 thanks to a $100 credit I had from TheClymb. After climbing in them for these past couple weeks, I can say, they are crushers! It was almost exactly two years ago that I … Continue reading

Day 37 or Maybe 43?; Bringing the Millions Who I Hope will Read My Blog up to Speed On My Climbing (Mis) Adventures

First Multi-Pitch Trad Climb

My “Brilliant Plan” for Letting you Know What I have Been Climbing Lately When I started this blog, one of my goals was to have it include a Climbing Journal to reflect the progress I have made in my climbing since I got back into the sport in February. Unfortunately, balancing a busy schedule in addition to … Continue reading

Breaking in a New Pair of Climbing Shoes

Breaking in a New Pair of Climbing Shoes For those of you who found this article because you are breaking a new pair of climbing shoes, that sucks. This is because you probably purchased you climbing shoes 1 to 2 sizes smaller than your street shoe expecting that the shoe will stretch to fit like a … Continue reading

Get Back Into Rock Climbing?

Get back into rock climbing- that was the thought that went through my mind on the morning of February 4, 2011. It had been about 3 years since the last time I put climbing shoes on my feet and 5 years since I last climbed anything higher that a V3 and a 5.10. Man, I … Continue reading