Cory Richards

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How to Keep Your Cool on a Challenging Climb

Marisa Aragon Ware keeping her cool while redpointing the super-sustained Esplanada (5.12d), Ten Sleep, WY. Horst photo.<p>Climbing near your limit can …

Climbing

10 Do's and Don'ts for Effective Redpointing

Age 50 and redpointing 5.12a/b! Lisa Ann Hörst sending the thin, sustained “Good Luck Jonathan” at Ten Sleep Canyon, WY.<p><i>Projecting</i> is the process of …

Climbing

Yosemite’s Iconic El Capitan Mapped in High-Res 3-D

New geologic map helps scientists understand ancient volcano’s roots and contemporary rock falls.<p>While many graduate students spend days in a lab or in front of a computer, Roger Putnam, a master's candidate at the University of North Carolina, spent up to three days at a time on the sheer face of …

How to Rest for Redpoint Attempts

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>9<p>9<p>SHARES<p>You've just fallen off your project for the fifth time, and now you're back on the ground wondering what to …

Climbing

New Workouts to Refresh Your Gym Training

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2711<p>2.7K<p>SHARES<p>Thanks to your local climbing gym, rock climbing is a four-season, every-day-of-the-week sport. It’s …

How To Poop On A Big Wall When You Have A Crush On Your Partner

Up to that moment, it all felt too good to be true, and I was terrified I had just blown it.<p>In spring, 2002, after training hard to sent a project in …

British Columbia

10 Things You Didn't Know about Camming Devices

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>14<p>14<p>SHARES<p><b>In the three decades since spring-loaded camming devices were invented, they’ve radically transformed the</b> …

Climbing

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Numbers Game: Classic Sandbags at 4 Historic Crags

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>1336<p>1.3K<p>SHARES<p>We’ve all been on the receiving end of sandbagging bastardry at some point. “You should climb <i>Horrible</i> …

Climbing

Breathe Easier: Mental Tacks to Get Through Tough Climbs

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>226<p>226<p>SHARES<p>Notoriously sandbagged routes are intimidating. They can cause anxiety and lead to disappointment if you …

Climbing

Strong Circuits: Quick and Focused Workouts for Peak Performance

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>80<p>80<p>SHARES<p>As a full-time high school teacher, husband, pro climber, and father to two young boys, I don’t have a ton …

Workouts

Are you trying hard enough to send your project?

<b>Trying and failing is part of climbing.</b> But how do you know if you’re really trying hard enough? You can’t tell how hard someone is trying just by …

Climbing

Effective Pull-up Training - Part #1

Perform your pull-up training on a bar or a pair of “good” holds on a hangboard. The initial goal is to train the pull muscles, not the fingers. …

Workouts