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.
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.
Interview: Rob Pizem discusses Unaweep Canyon, a Colorado climbing destination with sweeping granite walls for miles and no crowds.
A chat with Lander climber and restauranteur Kyle Vassilopoulos, plus Climbing editors Matt Samet and James Lucas do a deep dive on training boards.
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.
Endurance athlete Anton Krupicka discusses Kyle Walker's free soloing accident on the Second Flatiron, and Chris Schulte talks alpine bouldering.
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.
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.
An interview with Gary Neptune, the original owner and founder of Neptune Mountaineering, an iconic climbing and ski shop in Boulder, Colorado.
Kevin Corrigan interviews Kolin Powick, climbing category director at Black Diamond, and Kevin Riley and James Lucas discuss their favorite gear.
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
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.
Mike Williams is a climber, guidebook author, former editor-in-chief of Deadpoint Magazine, and new owner of a van outfitting company out.
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.
Interviews: Quinn Brett discusses her life since the 100-foot El Cap fall that left her paralyzed; Nina Williams talks highball bouldering and training.
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.
Interviews: Matty Hong, the fourth American to climb 5.15b and a photographer and filmmaker, and Heather Weidner talks the art of redpointing.
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.