Weekend Inspiration – “First Light”

Getting the house ready for the holidays can be a tough assignment. Fortunately, these climbers have documented just how difficult this task can be. We hope it speaks to you as much as it did to us.  

Get Outside – Year Round Climbing

  With Autumn around the corner, we all start to wonder how the weather change will effect our climbing. Thanks to Climbing Magazine we have a list of six crags free of the forces of nature. Tennessee even made the … Read More

THE MORE YOU KNOW – Safe Top Roping

  Rock and Ice publishes a great series on safe climbing practices. They recently published a great article on the effect of a climbers fall on top rope anchors. Check it out here.


  Our Friends at The Well Coffeehouse now offer 15% off purchases when you show them your Crag scan tag.

Weekend Inspiration: Do Work

Joe Kinder is one of our favorite climbers. He has fun, loves rock climbing and is constantly working on new lines and projects, including Maquina Muerte (5.14+), a line that he bolted and worked for over two years. Joe got … Read More


  Once a year pro skateboarder Heath Kirchart and his friend Jeff Vallee make it a point to take on an outdoor sport they’ve never done before and share their stories on their blog We’re Really Doing It. Not too … Read More

Get Outside – Where To Go In Tennessee

  We live in one beautiful state, don’t we? It’s completely understandable to ask where you should go to experience Tennessee’s glory. Thanks to the folks over at Roots Rated, it is far easier to find your next destination. You … Read More

Weekend Inspiration

AWAKENING | NEW ZEALAND 4K from Martin Heck | Timestorm Films on Vimeo.   Sometimes all it takes to get outside and find your next adventure is a glimpse of where you could be. Hopefully this look at New Zealand’s … Read More

Get Outside – Beyond The Gym

  Climbing recently posted an article regarding the ethics and education of our growing climbing community, new and old. It holds some good thoughts for the seasoned veterans in our community as well as those of us that are just … Read More

Is Fear Holding You Back?

  Often times the hardest step in pushing through to the next level in climbing is overcoming your own fears. Steph Davis recently wrote a very insightful article on pushing through our mental blocks that hold us back. Check it … Read More