-Molly Donelan It’s 7am and I’ve already done 45 min of strength training, a brutal 2 and a half hours of swimming, and am already anticipating another treacherous 2 hour practice this evening. Ok that’s a lie I didn’t really do that but that was me 15 years ago. From…Read More
Sportrock Climbing Flash Blog
-Adam Smartt There may be no “I” in team, but there absolutely is one in “climb.” In fact it’s nestled right there in the center of the word as if to indicate its position at the very core of the discipline. More so than any other athletic pursuit there is…Read More
-Lillian Chao-Quinlan In my years of climbing, I’ve experienced a few injuries…fractured ankles, pulled hamstrings, shoulder strains, pulley tears and over the last few years, tendinitis (I think it’s more accurately called tendinosis) in the wrist. One thing that has been effective…Read More
Doug Robinson Book Launch & Discussion
From the pioneering days of our sport, Doug Robinson has been a steering force in the evolution of climbing. With a half century of climbing and mountaineering under his belt, Doug has now written The Alchemy of Action, addressing the question of "why do we climb?"
BarBelles Open House
In honor of our upcoming BarBelles Open House, we sat down with Instructor Emma E. to talk about why she loves weightlifting. Check out what she had to say...
Sportrock Closed on Labor Day!
Both Sportrock Alexandria and Sterling will be closed on Monday, September 1st in honor of Labor Day. Have a safe and happy weekend!
Beat the Heat 9
Join us for our 9th annual Beat the Heat bouldering competition and member appreciation event on Saturday, August 9th!