February 2012 – 302
THE SANDSTONE ALPS: Utah’s San Rafael Reef isn’t for everyone. And that’s exactly why some climbers love it.
By Jeff Achey. Photos by Kennan Harvey
THE GOLDEN PITONS: Climbing’s 10th annual survey of the year’s most outrageous climbing achievements.
By the Editors
CATSKILLS ICE: New York’s Catskill Park is a little-known mecca for ice climbing, within a half day’s drive of millions of people.
By Peter Bronski. Photos by Anne Skidmore
STRENGTH + STRETCH: Six essential yoga poses for climbers.
By Lizzy Scully
Celebrating 10 years of Climbing’s Golden Pitons
Tufas, tufas, and more tufas—no, this isn’t sport climbing in Spain. The Homestead in Arizona offers a feast of pinches in the backcountry.
You’ve trained for months doing pull-ups with your ice tools. Now you’re ready for Wyoming’s Golden Tears (WI4+).
Roofs: you can love ‘em or hate ‘em. Either way, here are seven roofs 5.10+ and under that we’re sure you’ll want to do.
Spot on! Eight crashpads for cushion your landing. Plus, your favorite softshell just got a major upgrade.
The ins and outs of drilling an emergency anchor. Plus, unorthodox ways to use a camera.
From climbing to writing to promoting ultimate fighters, Stephanie Forte does it all.