Finding the motivation to train can be difficult during the dreary winter months. We compiled pictures from climbers getting after it to help keep your psych high. No excuses!
Our readers share their training photos.
When you live in the middle of Kansas, you have all the gym routes dialed, and the bouldering wall is 12 feet tall... the obvious solution is trad-rack pull-ups in the hallway of your tiny apartment. —ELLA MAGERL
Currently, my training consists of a massive amount of PT for a SLAP tear in my shoulder while daydreaming about hard training days like the one shown here. —JENNIFER NICELY
Maelanie Winsor does weighted hangs on the RV home wall in preparation for the next Bishop climbing season. With a little creativity and dedication, there is always a way to train. —DANIEL WINSOR
I like to do circuits to help increase my powerendurance. I also try to mimic moves from my outdoor projects to keep the muscle memory. —MIKE BOWSHER
JosŽ Alberto Puente bouldering in “el Templete,” our homemade climbing gym in Santander, northern Spain. — REINI WALLMAN
Training one-arm lockoffs at the Earth Treks gym in Maryland. —TIMOTHY GRYBAUSKAS
A steady progression to a front lever from a climbing addict in Quebec. — CALEB GINGRAS
Building pinch power with the systems wall at Kiipeilyareena in Helsinki, Finland. —PATRICK THURMAN
Coach Gordo instructs his star pupil. —ROSE KENNY