Athletes

Drawing the Line: Projecting vs Onsighting

Onsight: The style of climbing a route on your first try without any beta.

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What I've Learned About Climbing Nutrition

One of my favorite things about climbing, besides learning never to give up and that you can overcome challenges, is learning how important it is to care for your body. Before I started climbing, I used to think that just being a certain weight was important. Now I understand[...]

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Butora Athletes at Dominion Riverrock 2017

Dominion Riverrock Boulder Bash:

The 2017 Dominion Riverrock Boulder Bash took place on May 19th and 20th, 2017. Butora athletes Kerry Scott, Claire Bresnan, Solomon Barth, and Kevin Celommi traveled to Richmond, Virginia to tackle the 25-foot custom cage of volumes. Kevin[...]

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My Most Embarrassing Climbing ​STORY

The air became thin; sky turned black, the chilling wind stampeded over the mountain tops as freezing hail pelted us. As the lightning struck, we were stuck on the summit of Pingora as the gumbies after us top roped through our only rap station. "YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO WHAT?!"[...]

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Let's Get Lost - Finding My Way Outdoors through Bouldering

I have always loved being outside. As a child, I grew up on a heavily wooded 6-acre property in northwest New Jersey. I spent my summers exploring the woods and making up games where I would climb trees and hop from rock to rock, and if my foot touched the ground, I was[...]

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