The Rocky Talkie Blog

Whether you’re climbing an epic multipitch, backpacking over the weekend with friends, or going for a trail run with the pup, your Rocky Talkies will have you covered. Here are a few tips and tricks from our team to keep your communication dialed while you’re out and about.
In this comprehensive guide on how to stay safe while rock climbing, Michael Levy outlines the necessary communication essentials while weaving an exhilarating narrative of his alpine adventures through Peru.
When Felipe Tapia Nordenflycht mentioned an interest in route development, his friends threw him into the deep end. The team ultimately established a huge new 5.11+ in Zion—but not without some fits and starts.
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In one of the most involved rescues in Summit County history, volunteers hauled a patient over a ridge and more than 1,500 vertical feet through remote, loose mountain terrain—all just ahead of a looming winter storm.
Give the rock climber in your life the perfect gift this holiday season. Of all the good gear out there, these are our top 10 favorites.
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Kaspar Podgorski should have died. Instead, he was left with a broken femur at the base of a cliff with wet, technical fourth-class terrain separating him from the road. A team of volunteer climbers and rescuers rallied together to get him out.
On July 2, 2020, Zach Eiten survived a sudden torrent of rockfall while climbing Montana's Granite Peak. He was left stranded with a broken foot, over ten miles from the trailhead and with storms on their way.
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