If you’re new to the climbing scene, you may know Tommy Caldwell best for climbing the infamous Dawn Wall. What you might not know about him: he was taken hostage climbing the famed Yellow Wall in Kyrgyzsta and severed his own left index finger in an accident – all before he decided to embark on his biggest dream. Here are lessons from a legend.
Mark your calendars, BKB members: on Friday, January 30th we’ll be hosting the American Alpine Club’s Climbers Gathering, featuring some of the world’s best climbers.
From 7pm onwards we’ll be closed to the public for our BKB and AAC members only event, featuring live music, brews, an aerial silks performance, relay race, and more.
Why do certain accomplishments within the rock climbing community transcend the bubble into mainstream media, while others do not? What’s the secret sauce? Alex Graziano investigates for BKB.