What Your Climbing Forum Says About You

Let’s face it, if you’re a desk jockey and spend much time in front of a computer, you’re probably no stranger to the various online watering holes known as climbing forums. Ranging from informative resources to worthless drivel, there’s a full spectrum of sites out there. In case you’re wondering where you should be hanging out, here’s our break down of what your climbing forum says about you.

MountainProject.com – I’m mostly here for the great info, photos and discussions, but I’m not afraid to get involved in a good old flame war every now and then.

RockClimbing.com – I’m mostly here to make fun of nOObs, since I’ve been climbing for a SOLID 5 months now. Wait, there’s other info on this site? STFU!

SuperTopo.com – California is so rad, I love California, Yosemite, Harding, Aid climbing, blah, blah, blah, I love California, blah, blah, blah.

NEIce.com – I live for the winter, and throw a party when the days start getting shorter.

CascadeClimbers.com – Hey, the Northwest isn’t just about mountaineering, we have rocks too (big ones)!

8a.nu – My ego is so frail I need to check my stats every 15 minutes to see how I compare to my friends to know which ones will love and respect me today.

One Response to What Your Climbing Forum Says About You

  1. Haha! These are great, and so true. I really like this and the one about what your training says about you.

    Gif March 4, 2011 at 12:05 pm
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