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Breaking Gear Fear

Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.

Edutainment is a science

Behind the Scenes

Killing the Drag

No one can edit like me. I could never hire someone. That's how it feels whenever I'm editing, not because I'm a master at premiere,...

How NOT 2 Film A Course

We just filmed 9 days straight, 30 hours of course footage to be cut down into 12x 1 hour videos for How NOT 2 Big Wall. Like everything...

Dyneema VS Generic HMPE Soft Shackles

We tested 3 types of soft shackles made with 3 different qualities of Dyneema. Dyneema is Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight-Poly-Ethylene or...

Narrating is hard

I try to narrate to tell the story better. On the spot is difficult to remember everything and make it easy to understand. I try to...

Bobby Hutton

Bobby met Ryan in the Spring of 2019 at Cosumnes River Gorge. He wandered by Ryan's team after they were cleaning up from testing...

Jeremiah LeTourneau

Jeremiah LeTourneau is a high school math teacher and climbs 300 days a year. He rocks the van life in minus 45 degree winters in...

Jetse Verschuren

Jetse Verschuren reached out to Ryan in January 2021 following a call for help with the technical side of getting his LabJack to function...

Ryan Jenks

Brent Roth

After taking a summer class to earn his Highschool diploma after graduation, he was able to join the Navy. It wasn’t long before he found...