A podcast about ice climbing, mixed, and dry-tooling.
On Making Technical Apparel in the U.S. with Bill Amos
It’s rare to find American-made climbing companies, especially ones that produce technical apparel. That's what makes NW Alpine so distinct.
Building Community Through the Adirondack Queer Ice Fest with Melissa Orzechowski
The Adirondack Queer Ice Fest is a no-cost ice climbing festival solely dedicated to the LGBTQ+ outdoor community.
Community Spotlight: Jon Blackwood
Jon's journey into drytooling began with a quest for mental healing. The discipline has become more than a tool for therapy though, in his words, “It’s a passion, a lifestyle, and a path to personal growth”. He's now working on an outdoor drytooling venue.
Onward and Upward: The Scottish Dry-Tooling Club with Willis Morris and Oz Miller
The Scottish Dry-Tooling Club has been called the developmental model of the future, a rolling circus... and bonkers, by various authorities. But what is the organization, how does it work, and why has it been so successful in just a few short years?
Projecting Balance: Mixing Hard Mixed Climbing and Life with Jon Nicolodi
What goes into projecting first free ascent winter lines in New Hampshire? That’s the subject of today’s chat with Jon Nicolodi.
Ice Climbing in the Age of Climate Change with Taylor Luneau
Climate change is leading to fewer days below 0°C which means fewer climbable days of ice. What's an ice climber to do in light of this? We chat with Taylor Luneau, the former Policy Director of the AAC, about how climbers can get involved in responding to climate change.