Sport Climbing


MyClimber Interview with Jimmy Weed

MyClimber Interview with Jimmy Weed

Country: Idaho, U.S.A. What are your climbing goals? Depends haha! Short term I want to get good enough to tackle 5.13s. long term my hope is to inspire a new generation of outdoor climbers and teach them how to climb safely and be better than me. Maybe even hit some...
MyClimber Interview with Genna Cohen

MyClimber Interview with Genna Cohen

Age: 30 Country: U.S.A. Years Climbing: 2 How did you start climbing? I’d been climbing a handful of times but it didn’t stick until July of 2013 — my yoga studio closed for a few days and I’d somehow accumulated a critical mass of climber...
Butora ‘Acro’ – Climbing Shoe Review!

Butora ‘Acro’ – Climbing Shoe Review!

“Many of my friends have been talking about the Butora, ‘Acro’, so I decided to take a look. At first glance, the Acro has that race car, high performance, down-turned toe design. After 35+ years of alpine climbing, my feet don’t have an Indy 500 shape. My pads...
FrictionLabs Chalk – Gear Review!

FrictionLabs Chalk – Gear Review!

There are a variety of chalk manufactures out there, but which one is the best for you? My first experience using chalk was in 1978. I had heard that rock climbers were ‘Buildering’ the Limestone walls on the Stanford Campus. Many of the walls around the campus had...
MyClimber Interview with Abigail

MyClimber Interview with Abigail

Country: U.S.A. Q: What are your climbing goals? I currently have both short-term and long-term goals. My short-term goals are to climb a V7 and another 5.13 by the end of my summer break, and to climb a V8 by the end of my next school year. My long-term goal is to...
MyClimber Interview with Melanie Marier

MyClimber Interview with Melanie Marier

Age: 41 City/Country: Salt Lake City, U.S.A. Years Climbing: 20 Q: How did you start climbing?Up trees when I was little. Climbing was always natural and attracting to me. Then I started dating a French guy – now my husband – who knew a little bit about...