While congratulating the Enormocast on their recent two year anniversary, it dawned on me that SplitterChoss is eight years old. Eight! That’s like 572 years in internet time. It’s been a grand adventure, and one that we are still on thanks to a fun crew on this side and a great group of fans on the other.
In celebration of this milestone, I looked back in the archives and pulled out eight posts that were memorable for one reason or another. If you get a break from the family and friends in your festive gatherings this week, grab some egg nog and enjoy a trip down memory lane with these classics:
While some have mistakenly assumed this was a “serious” list, this was instead our look at the funniest climbing segments in mainstream movies. With classics like Take it to the Limit and Vertical Limit, you don’t want to miss these surefire laughs.
While as climbers we like to make up a lot of “rules” and debate about “ethics,” the truth is there really is only one that everybody needs to remember.
An insightful and daring look into the world of women climbers, from a man who risked it all to become like them.
Don’t be fooled into carrying a heavy pack for 45 minutes up hill only to climb on some lichen encrusted choss pile.
You wont find this list on Outside or Rock and Ice, but you don’t want to miss the least impressive ascents of last year.
Climbing is only climbing, until it’s not.
Love it or hate it, beta is something every climber will have to deal with at some point.
If you didn’t already have enough to worry about with people judging you by your clothes or what style of climbing you enjoy, here’s what your training program can tell us about you.