Essays & Rants

When Feminism Goes Too Far

Women are flourishing in climbing today. Just look around and it’s hard... Read More
Essays & Rants

Fight Back and Become The Change You Seek

2016 is over, and it was a bleak year indeed, but there... Read More
Essays & Rants

When Do Aid Climbs Stop Being Aid Climbs?

When Peter Croft and Johnny Woodward first freed the Moonlight Buttress in... Read More
Essays & Rants

Climbers Don’t Need the Olympics

The inevitable news that climbing is getting its long-awaited turn in the... Read More
Essays & Rants

Setting and Revising the Record in Climbing

Grade debates are inherently pointless. Arguments about whether something is 5.12d or... Read More
Essays & Rants

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

Before the days of Sprinter Vans, I spent a few seasons living... Read More