13 minutes of Brad and Jim’s speed record on The Nose

“I f***ing hate The Stovelegs,” Brad panted as he clipped a sling to our anchor and dropped off the far side of Dolt Tower. “So brutal.” “They’re pretty fun if you clip gear,” Mike joked, to an abbreviated chuckle. Four minutes later Brad was almost two pitches up climbing 5.9 fists faster than I’ve ever seen someone crack climb. He…

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Video blogging from Lander, WY

Well, I did it. I started a vlog. “A video blog,” you say? Yes, a vlog.

Normally I’ll write something interesting with the vlog, but for this inaugural post I’ll just let it speak for itself. I will say that this long weekend I drove 1,300 miles from Tucson to Lander, Wyoming to begin a three-week training intensive with climbing coach Steve Bechtel of ClimbStrong.com. Want to learn more? Check out the intro video and first day reflection below!