Writings in this category touch on mental and physical self-improvement for climbing, or on the mental or physical aspects of climbing.
- Mastering Joy on Easy Street (by Stefani Dawn) - Sometimes there are moments when a special experience reveals the right goals.
- Of Cartoons and Quickdraws (by Juan Rodriguez, 2016) - A climber has a Wile E. Coyote moment as he is suspended mid-fall, in disbelief, quickdraw in hand.
- Push and Pull (by Grey Hensley, 2016) - There is a common misperception that climbing uses all of our muscles. It doesn’t. Ignoring those other muscles can affect climbing performance. Find out how to easily fix it.
- The Devil’s Game (by Grey Hensley) - Buddha versus the devil...Improve your climbing by letting a little bit of your devil out!