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The All Diary Diet: Pringle In Bishop

Touchstone athlete Ethan Pringle loves ice cream. “I don’t like Reese cup ice cream. It tastes too artificial to me. There’s too many emulsifiers or something I really like peanut butter and I really like marshmallows,” he said of the Ben & Jerry’s Clusterfluff Ice cream. “It’s kind of hurting my teeth though.” Pringle fueled a […]

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Pringle In Turkey

Touchstone athlete and renown global rock climbing super star, Ethan Pringle just returned from an exciting trip to Turkey. After spending the holidays in Norway with friends, Pringle headed to Antalya, Turkey, to climb on the limestone crags of Geyikbayiri for three weeks with his girlfriend, Trine Hollerude-Odden. Daniel Woods, Emily Harrington, Sam Elias and […]

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Huecos Rancheros: Pringle on Sol Adunamentum

Huecos Rancheros, a new movie filmed by Owen Bissel and edited by Byron Wolter, is coming out in a month. The 30 minute film features classic problems from Hueco, everything from v0 fun fests to v13 horror shows. The movie features Mark Heal, Touchstone athlete Ethan Pringle and a number of other climbers. Pringle and […]

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Pringle Gets Muy Tranquillo: Touchstone Climber Goes to Spain

For the past two weeks, hardcore rock jock and Touchstone climber Ethan Pringle has been climbing on the amazing limestone of Spain. “The mode here has been muy tranquillo,” said Pringle. Pringle flew over to Spain, where he met with hardcore sport climber and ex-pat Chris Sharma. The pair settled into Sharma’s crag side home […]

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The 2019 Joe’s Valley Bouldering Fest

By Spenser Tang-Smith. Spenser Tang-Smith is one half of The RV Project’s dynamic duo. Along with his partner Vikki Glinskii, The RV Project is their adventure across America in search of the country’s best climbing and most interesting people. Now, Spenser’s here to tell you about The Joe’s Valley Bouldering Festival on September 26-29th, a.k.a. […]

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The RV Project Trailer Build: Part 1

By Spenser Tang-Smith. Today we’re bringing you the first installment in a three-part series from Spenser Tang-Smith, one half of The RV Project‘s dynamic duo. Along with his partner Vikki Glinskii, The RV Project is their adventure across America in search of the country’s best climbing and most interesting people. All photos courtesy of RV Proj. If #Vanlife […]

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Battle of the Bay 2018 Recap

We knew it was going to be big. We knew it was going to be badass. We knew it was going to be fun…but nothing could prepare us for the sheer awesomeness that was Battle of the Bay 2018. Battle of the Bay is already the largest indoor climbing competition in the U.S. Between the […]

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Trip Report: Little Egypt

From the quaint Eastern Sierra townships of the Owens Valley, Highway 168 slowly rises westward from the subdivisions and shops of Bishop to the formidable crest of the High Sierra. Best known as “the road to the Buttermilks,” in the busy winter months the vast majority of its users will speed halfway up the highway’s […]

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Trip Report: Burst Rock

Toeing the line of the Central Sierra’s Emigrant Wilderness at a wind-sucking elevation of 8,500 feet, the colorful granite buttresses of Burst Rock have been a favorite early autumn climbing destination for Sonora Pass locals since the 1990s. The routes on the intimidating North Face of Burst Rock mainly consist of elegant, tall crack climbs […]

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Bouldering in the Land of Fear and Loathing

“I’m a man of constant progress. My life only moves forward, never in reverse. Oh, wait…” I thought as I struggled to back up my mini-van in the Las Vegas parking lot, “that’s just my broken transmission.” The taciturn mechanic needed a week and all my money to make the repairs, so with a bit of […]

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