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Fall Photo Contest!

WIN A FREE MONTH OF MEMBERSHIP WITH OUR FALL PHOTO CONTEST! From now through October 31 tag #riverrockclimbing AND #riverrockphotocontest on instagram, twitter, or facebook on your best climbing photos taken during this time frame. We want fun, we want awesome, we want anything you’ve got! Enter as many times as you want (the more… Read more »

Hiking in the Chills

Just because the sum­mer is behind us doesn’t mean that hik­ing should be post­poned until next year ― but if you plan to set foot in the wilder­ness this fall, it’s wise to pre­pare for precipitation. First things first: update your wardrobe. Your torso and legs should be cov­ered with a mate­r­ial that will keep you… Read more »

The Anatomy of a Dyno

A properly executed dyno, like many things in life, is an art and a science. (For the uninitiated, a dyno is the act of dynamically leaping from one spot on the wall to another.) It’s a stunt people love to gawk at and throw themselves at (literally), but one that few can do properly. Of… Read more »

Review: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Intro One of the great mountain ranges on the eastern seaboard, the Smokies are truly a sight to behold. They offer far more than sights, though… With over 200 miles of streams, dripping green jungle-like forests (there are more types of plant life in the park than in the entire continent of Europe!), a black… Read more »

Review: Crabtree Falls

I have a weakness for waterfalls… But then again, who doesn’t? I can think of little else that has such natural, raw beauty. And, better yet, they’re so consistently beautiful. Big or little, wide or narrow, tall or short, all succeed in effortlessly capturing silenced awe from onlookers.   Crabtree Falls in the George Washington… Read more »