Red River Gorge Climbing Guide: First Timer? Read This

Nestled on the outskirts of the Daniel Boone National Forest in the Appalachian foothills of Kentucky, the Red River Gorge boasts some of the best sandstone single-pitch rock climbing known to humankind.  It is an unassuming place with local spirit lent by small businesses and backcountry tourist attractions. Many folks in the state don’t realize […]

Sport vs Trad Climbing: The Ultimate Guide [Go Forth & Send!]

The world of rock climbing is rich with various methods and gear like – sport, trad, aid, ice, and alpine. You may find yourself enjoying one or all of these!  No matter which style you practice, it’s a helpful skill to be able to recognize what makes each of them unique.  In this article, explore […]

Rock Climbing in Ecuador – 3 of the Best Places to Climb Near Quito

Ecuador is a wildly diverse country. Here you can go from costal beaches, to 4,000m+ mountain passes and then back down to the tropical Amazon Rainforest, all on same road, in the same day. The climbing of Ecuador is a diverse as diverse as the country itself, offering a range alpine-style 6,000m peaks, bouldering and […]