best climbing shorts

Climbing Shorts 101

Climbing has its roots as a counter-culture sport. Climbers embody free expression in movement, appearance, and lifestyle. When it comes to climbing attire, there are no rules. Wear those hipster jeans. Slip in...
best beginner climbing shoes

Climbing Shoes 101

So you’ve caught the rock climbing bug and it’s time to buy your first pair of climbing shoes. New gear is exciting but it can be overwhelming knowing where to start. Climbing is a sport with many sub-disciplin...
best pants for climbing

Climbing Pants 101

Caught the rock climbing bug and want something trendy and practical to keep you looking as awesome as you climb? Maybe you like scaling rock walls in the remote backcountry, swinging up a boulder on the beach,...
best approach shoes

Approach Shoes 101

Unless you climb exclusively in Rifle, Colorado, you will likely need to cover some ground between your car and your next climbing crag. Whether you hate hiking or love it there is no getting around it – the ap...