Around the Intercrag

Kind of a slow week for climbing news, but there are a few things worth checking out. Food For those who don’t know, climber, BASE jumper, and all-around gangster Steph Davis has a blog, it’s cool, and you should look at it. Especially the recipes on there. Next level snacks. Puccio Alex Puccio has repeated … More Around the Intercrag

Let’s Talk About FFAs

There’s been an interesting conversation bouncing around climbing media the past few weeks regarding female first ascents. It started with this piece published on Rock and Ice at the end of September. In it Paige Claassen, having just sent The Bleeding (5.14a/b) in Mill Creek, Utah expressed a distaste for the Female First Ascent label. “Personally, I think [first … More Let’s Talk About FFAs

Hello World.

We’re well into our first year as a company, and so much has changed. It seems like every day we find new ways to achieve our goal of building a stronger family of climbers. With the launch of our Fall 2015 line today, Avate Apparel would like to unveil a new project we’re incredibly excited … More Hello World.