The Cliffs Community Takes Joshua Tree

In early May, seven climbers from The Cliffs boarded an airplane at JFK to escape the gray skies and cold rain that kept all indoors for weeks in early spring. Soon, they would arrive at dusk at the Indian Cove campground of Joshua Tree National Park, their home for the next 3 days. Read on to learn more about their trip with The Cliffs Outdoors, where they climbed by day and slept under a wondrous, star speckled sky by night.

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Learning To Lead: A Guide To Getting Lead Certified

It’s been a few months since you’ve been sucked into the world of climbing. You’ve bouldered and you’ve top-roped, but you can’t stop watching in awe at the routine of flaking, clipping, whipping, coiling. You’ve decided it’s time to take it to the next level: lead climbing. Thankfully, we’re here to help you on your journey, from learning how to lead climb, to getting certified, to getting on the wall.

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2018 In Review: A Year In Climbing

2018 was—to put it mildly—a wild year for everyone, and the climbing community was no exception. Impossibly difficult problems were sent, a raccoon made an ascent of a St. Paul office tower, and public land protection became a topic of national discourse. Here at The Cliffs, we’ve announced the addition of our first indoor gym in Brooklyn and changed up our routesetting system. Read on for our recap of the climbing world of 2018!

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