Crack climbing teeters on the edge between warfare and ballet. The best climbers balance graceful choreography, rhythm and total brutality leaving knuckles raw and bloodied, fingers cut, and palms swelled pink from a mixture of chalk and blood. Last weekend I took my reintroduction to handjams, footjams, cams, and fingers struggling to barely hold on […]Read more "Crack Addiction: It’s Brutal, It’s Bloody, and I Love It"
The town of Fayetteville, West Virginia is like any other small town in America. It has one main street, a couple small cafes, a local art gallery for the cultural type, and it sits in the picturesque New River Gorge, spanned by the 2nd highest arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere. However this town has […]Read more "New River Gorge: Discovering One of America’s East Coast Climbing Capitols"