Climbing commands are beguilingly simple. The conversation two climbers have before top-roping sticks to a standard script – and it may seem repetitive and boring, but it is key to every good relationship.
Problem: you are a working professional that is obsessed with climbing, and your Lululemon pants are no longer acceptable at board meetings.
Solution: Pivotte – Stylish Performance Wear for Women On-The-Go, founded by Brooklyn Boulders members Evelyn Frison and Yehua Yang.
How does Andrew Kim, V11 and 5.13C climber, find ways to continue building climbing strength?
Good news, early risers. Breakfast club at Brooklyn Boulders just got better – we’ll be serving Ninth Street Espresso (which is nestled inside Threes Brewing, just across the street) coffee tomorrow morning on Thursday, February 19th in addition to bagels and fruit.
Breakfast club is every other Thursday at 7am – start your day off with a balanced diet of coffee + climbs.
Attention BKB Community – the 30/45 and slab walls are temporarily closed, due to mat repairs. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Adam Payne is not your classic dirtbag climber.
A New Jersey native, he spent a majority of his life as a cyclist, riding 100 mile stretches at time. He was also a climber until he was diagnosed with ataxia, a rare degenerative disorder that affects movement and speech, in 1997.
Guest blogger and new-ish climber Bobby Hicks writes about the love of climbing, redefining and reframing the word ‘strong’, and shows us how to Bear Crawl.
At the January 30th Climbers’ Gathering event, hosted by American Alpine Club at Brooklyn Boulders, we got to catch up with climber Kevin Jorgeson and find out how his life is, post Dawn Wall:
What is American Alpine Club? Missed the action? See a recap here:
Special thanks to: Jen Morgan, Michael Wideburg, Hudson Whiskey, Whole Foods 3rd on 3rd, and American Alpine Club.
If you’re climbing after school is out at Brooklyn Boulders, you might easily walk past some of our strongest climbers and not notice them at all.
That’s because they’re tiny teenage girls, and they’re unassumingly sweet. Until you see them crushing up on the walls.
Paul Denzler is Assistant Head Setter at Allez Up in Montreal, Quebec. This week, he’ll be joining our team as a guest setter!