THE GRIND

Gone Fishing: April Fools!
We take April Fools day very seriously here at DPM.
1 week 6 days ago
Q+A: Joe Kinder’s Latest First Ascent
For more than a decade, Joe Kinder has been one of America’s top sport climbers and has traveled the globe seeking out hard sport routes in his home country and abroad.
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Off Topic: Crazy Russians, Trundling, and the Best Blog Ever
It’s fun to keep up with climbing news but after skimming the headline, most web surfers are back to seeking out videos of shark encounters, wing-suiters, and girls in bikinis “failing.”
7 weeks 11 hours ago
Backyard Bouldering: Dream Boulder Smashes Home in Italy
This story out of Italy is a reminder to be careful what you wish for.
10 weeks 6 days ago
Hueco Tanks Country Store Reopens to Climbers
This year, local climber Lowell Stevenson has breathed life back into the old Country Store and reopened the campground.
15 weeks 3 days ago
Alex Honnold: A Videographer's Perspective
We interviewed filmmaker Colin Brown to hear about the challenges of filming Alex Honnold during his free solo of Fine Jade in the remote Utah desert.
18 weeks 6 days ago
Sideboyz Complete Longest, Most #Epic Climb in New England
On Oct. 29, the Sideboyz (aka Pete Clark and Paul Handlen) completed King Snake: The Eternal Mystery (V 5.11 A3) an epic-length 23-pitch girdle traverse of Farley Ledge, Massachusetts:
23 weeks 5 days ago
Behind the Founding of the Bighorn Climber's Coalition
It's been clear for a number of years that a formal climbing organization was needed, but there's a remarkable story behind what finally spurred the formation of the BCC.
30 weeks 1 day ago
Idaho Mountain Festival
The time has come to start getting serious about attending the Idaho Mountain Festival
32 weeks 5 days ago
Reflections of a Climber’s Wife
I am not a climber. I have never been a climber, and I never will be, but after years of blissful marriage to an inveterate climbing husband, I’ve gained a deep appreciation for this sport you’re all so crazy about.
43 weeks 5 days ago
Music Review: Broke for Free
His concoctions are an instrumental blend of dexterous modulations most would liken to background music, or a musical score plucked vertically from a dreamy, minimalist film.
46 weeks 14 hours ago
Project American Fork
A film about the birth of steep sport climbing in America.
1 year 1 week ago