Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast

Join the Climbing Magazine staff for in-depth interviews with the pillars of the rock-climbing community. We’ll be speaking with athletes, writers, photographers, and industry VIPS, and discussing breaking news and the pressing issues of the day. Whether you’re an elite alpinist, a recreational sport climber, a die-hard trad climber, or a vFun boulderer—this podcast is for you.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Mark Synnott Believes in Making Life Difficult

Mark Synnott recounts his early days learning to climb using a clothesline, his time dirtbagging in Yosemite, moving onto expedition climbing, and his life as a writer.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Rob Pizem Talks Unaweep Canyon

Interview: Rob Pizem discusses Unaweep Canyon, a Colorado climbing destination with sweeping granite walls for miles and no crowds.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Lander Climbing and Training Boards

A chat with Lander climber and restauranteur Kyle Vassilopoulos, plus Climbing editors Matt Samet and James Lucas do a deep dive on training boards.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—The Photo Annual

Levi Harrell talks about the highs and lows of being a pro photographer and shares the story of a trad climbing ground fall he took while on assignment in China.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podast—Anton Krupicka / Chris Schulte

Endurance athlete Anton Krupicka discusses Kyle Walker's free soloing accident on the Second Flatiron, and Chris Schulte talks alpine bouldering.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—The Epic Survival Tales Issue

Matt Samet shares his biggest epic. James Lucas explains why pets don't belong at the crag. And Elaina Arenz talks about the challenges faced by female guides.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Gear Trends With Travis Graves (Desert Rock Sports)

Travis Graves, co-owner of Las Vegas's Desert Rock Sports, is a wealth of climbing gear information. We speak to Travis about the latest gear trends.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Gary Neptune Interview

An interview with Gary Neptune, the original owner and founder of Neptune Mountaineering, an iconic climbing and ski shop in Boulder, Colorado.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—The Gear Episode

Kevin Corrigan interviews Kolin Powick, climbing category director at Black Diamond, and Kevin Riley and James Lucas discuss their favorite gear.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Training Special

James Lucas interviews Will Anglin, co-owner of Tension Climbing, about everything training, and Kevin Riley and Matt Samet discuss the newest issue of Climbing Magazine

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Podcast Updates and a Chat With Matt Samet

In this mini-episode, we talk about what you can expect to hear on Basecamp in the future, and check in with Climbing editor Matt Samet.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Mike Williams

Mike Williams is a climber, guidebook author, former editor-in-chief of Deadpoint Magazine, and new owner of a van outfitting company out.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Pat Goodman / Jessa Goebel

Interviews: Pat Goodman is a Fayetteville local known for establishing hard, scary trad routes; Jessa Goebel is an athlete and sales rep in the climbing industry.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Quinn Brett / Nina Williams

Interviews: Quinn Brett discusses her life since the 100-foot El Cap fall that left her paralyzed; Nina Williams talks highball bouldering and training.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Daniel Woods / Chris Kalman

Interviews: Daniel Woods discusses his pro climbing career and the recent challenges he's faced, and Chris Kalman talks about writing climbing fiction and guidebooks.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Matty Hong / Heather Weidner

Interviews: Matty Hong, the fourth American to climb 5.15b and a photographer and filmmaker, and Heather Weidner talks the art of redpointing.

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Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Preview Episode with Brady Robinson and Matt Samet

Host Kevin Riley interviews the Access Fund's Brady Robinson during a day out climbing, and sits down with Climbing editor Matt Samet to discuss big wall speed climbing.