There’s a lot of misconception about how lucrative climbing can be.
"Is there a minimum level in each discipline you have to prove you climb to get on staff?"
"Alpine climbing seems like a great way to escape the crowds, but a little intimidating. What’s a good progression?"
"What is your advice for a new climber that wants to get out there right now but needs a little guidance?"
Ben M. writes: "With COVID-19 forcing the climbing community indoors, has it been hard to find things to write about?"
Reader Kelly P. writes: "I just wanted to know how you all are handling [the pandemic], and what your climbing plans are for the year."
"It’d be my dream to someday work in climbing media. What can I do to make that dream a reality?"
Now that athletes can self-report ascents on social media, does climbing news, as reported by the mags, even still matter?
It seems like there are two camps right now: People who are psyched about the Olympics, and people grumbling that it’s going to make the cliffs even more crowded.
"What’s it really like—are you guys more desk jockeys or rock jocks?"