Purist: Rock Out: Indoor Climbing From Coast to Coast

Since Oscar-winning Free Solo hit the screen, indoor rock climbing has been on the rise.

For those who have yet to see Jimmy Chin’s documentary film—which, by the way, leaves one with anxiety and sweaty hands—Free Solo is about pro rock climber Alex Honnold’s 900-meter ascent up El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Honnold has inspired steady climbers and first-timers alike around the globe as a surge in climbing on rocks to obscene heights has hit every city. Even the Olympics has jumped on the boulder bandwagon: Sport climbing has been added to the 2020 Summer Olympics. Continue Reading

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