Joe Kinder

Walk Before You Climb: Instructional Climbing Video Series with Joe Kinder

Walk Before You Climb: Instructional Climbing Video Series with Joe Kinder

Ideas & Advice / Rock Climbing

At Eastern Mountain Sports, one of our new year’s resolutions for 2013 is to be a better resource to people looking to try new outdoor sports or build on their limited experience. If you’ve never rock climbed before, it’s... Read More »

Why Do You Climb?

Why Do You Climb?

Rock Climbing

Eastern Mountain Sports was founded by two rock climbers in 1967. Forty-five years later, we sent our sponsored athlete Joe Kinder out to some of his favorite crags to ask climbers of all ages and abilities what draws them... Read More »

Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip Chapter 5: Get Going!

Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip Chapter 5: Get Going!

Rock Climbing

It’s been a fantastic summer for anyone who lives within 500 miles of an Eastern Mountain Sports store. We’ve had runs of perfect weather, enough rain to keep our rivers flowing and our lakes full, and only a few... Read More »

Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip Chapter 4: Eating Well While Roughing It

Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip Chapter 4: Eating Well While Roughing It

Backpacking

  When you’ve completed a few hard-driving hours of climbing, hiking, riding, or paddling; taking a meal is not just profoundly satisfying, it’s an essential part of rebuilding muscle and recharging your body for the next day. Nothing works... Read More »

Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip: Chapter 2–Riggins, Idaho

Rock Climbing

Last week, I kicked off Chapter 1 of Joe Kinder’s Summer Road Trip with some fond road trip memories from my college days. Thanks to freelance photographer/writer Ben Herndon (check out more of Ben’s work at https://tandemstock.com/browse?q=ben+herndon) this week’s imagery is... Read More »

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