Charlie Kelly: On Training and Sending in Climbing

Climbing is, to borrow the cliché, about experiencing a journey and not about a destination; it sounds like a worthless thing to say, but it’s so true. I for one am happiest when I know I am about to finish…

Yale Climbing Team Update With Charlie Kelly

A lot of really productive time has gone by; forearms have gotten bigger, tendons stronger, footwork better, and (despite the fact that it didn’t seem possible) the Yale Climbing Team has gotten even more excited about the sport of climbing. …

Getting Started in Rock Climbing

You’ve seen the pictures, heard the stories, watched the tantalizing footage in a movie or TV show. But then you look around and nobody seems to know any climbers, and you haven’t a clue about where to begin. Years ago,…