Entries by Chicks Climbing

A Renaissance of Return

As many of you know, when Head Chick Kim Reynolds takes off her helmet, harness and crampons, she is a Certified Life Coach. She recently wrote the below article which started my wheels turning, so I thought you all would enjoy as well. I have to admit that I’ve had some challenges lately, a few setbacks […]

The Adirondacks: Small Mountains, Big Training Ground

With our Keene Valley, Adirondacks Chicks Rock Climbing Clinic in just a few short months, I caught up with Emilie Drinkwater – friend of Chicks and Co-Owner/Guide for Cloudsplitter Mountain Guides in New York.  Emilie has climbed some of the most amazing routes and peaks, is a professional (sponsored) athlete, and an all around amazing […]

The Evolution of Dreams

As many of you know, when Head Chick Kim Reynolds takes off her helmet, harness and crampons, she is a Certified Life Coach.  She recently wrote the below article which started my wheels turning, so I thought you all would enjoy as well. The information highway is ever-expanding and there seems to be no limit to […]

Saddle Up – Chicks are Heading to Rifle!

Rifle Canyon, Colorado is emerging as one of the best hidden gems of sport climbing in the United States.  This two-mile canyon boasts hundreds of limestone routes, beautiful views and short approaches. Rifle also maintains quite the reputation and is a dream destination for many sport climbers. The Chicks Rifle Clinic has been added to […]

What if you tried just one new thing today?

We recently caught up with Devil’s Lake alum, Kathryn Colestock-Burke.  Not only was she an amazing lady to have in our clinics, she also has some great lessons on life we can all learn from.  Learn more about her and her experience at Chicks in her blog. Speaking to her blog followers she says something that […]

Yurtini Love

I love to go to the desert in the spring. There is something that draws me to the harsh landscape year after year as the winter weather fades. As I grow tired of being cold, I look forward to the bit of heaven known as Indian Creek season. The weather is typically perfect in the […]

Climbing in Iceland with Loki the Deceiver

Girly Guide and Patagonia Ambassador, Kitty Calhoun, recently returned for an amazing trip to Iceland where she, Jay Smith, John Catto, and Beth Goralski put up eight new routes and two partials.  Most of which were two pitches of WI 4-5+. Below is an excerpt, read the full article on Patagonia’s blog, The Cleanest Line. Iceland is […]

Chicks Gear: Evolv Cruzer

First, I will tell you that I am a Chicks employee, but I am not a super hard core, pro climber.  Just an average Chick who enjoys climbing moderates and needed a great pair of shoes.  Evolv did not give me the Cruzer to demo.  I purchased them with my hard-earned money from Bent Gate […]

Fire Up for Red Rocks – Climbers Paradise

It’s that time of year, we’re peeling off our layers and getting ready to hit the rocks in “Climbers Paradise” Red Rocks, Nevada.  We checked in with Girly Guide and lover of all desert climbs, Kitty Calhoun  to talk about starting the season off right! “What better way to start out the rock climbing season […]