Tag: Funny

Climbing / Blog - 4 weeks ago

Unsent: It’s Not a Free Solo, It’s a Highball, DAD!

Unsent /un-sent/ 1. To have failed so badly on a route you had previously climbed that you negate your redpoint. 2. A humor column.It’s fine, see? He has spotters. Geeze! Photo: Andrew BurrOh. My. GOD. Stop worrying! You and mom are such babies. I’m...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month ago

The Peanut Gallery: The #1 and #2 Problems With Van Life

Julie “Peanut” Ellison is the Editor at Large for Climbing. She often gets worked up about things she reads on the Internet and then falls asleep mumbling to herself about it. The Peanut Gallery is her monthly column.When you live in your van, the wo...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month ago

That One Time: Double Vision

Illustration: Sarahjane BernhiselThe old quip goes that an alpinist’s finest asset is a short memory. Without it, you’d never revisit the world of cold, wet, and scared. But I knew I would remember this climb, an icefall that spilled hundreds of feet...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month ago

Funny: Pull—A Story About Lead Climbing

[embedded content]According to this video, which is like a filmed distillation of Unbelayvable, we called it "a brilliant look at the future of climbing." We don't remember saying that, but we'll take their word for it."Pull follows one of the top le...