Ski Haus Photo Contest

Ski haus Photo COntest

Enter your summer photos to win! – Ski Haus is hosting our first ever photo contest. We would love to see what you’ve been up to so far this summer. So… instead of making several hundred thousand phone calls to check in we thought a photo contest would be easier. All you have to do […]

Petzl Climbing Ropes

Climbing rope

Climbing. Climb on! – Petzl climbing ropes are some of the best in the climbing world. Petzl is renowned for making quality climbing ropes for decades. There are few pieces of equipment absolutely necessary to safely access the vertical world, and a rope is the most crucial. From your entry level ropes for those new […]

Petzl Djinn Axess Quickdraw

rock climbing quickdraws

Master of Sport – The Petzl Djinn Axess Quickdraw makes clipping bolts on your sport routes smooth and fast. Sport climbing has so much to offer any climber. Challenging problems, unique movement and sheer exposure. You want everything to go right and the Djinn Axess Quickdrasws are lightweight, without sacrificing quality and durability. The Djinn […]

Flame Stower USB Charger

Flame stower

More Power! – I am impressed with the new Flame Stower USB charger. The Flame Stower is a lightweight simple field charger that utilizes heat from your camp stove or fire. Fill the red cup with three quarters full with water. Place the metal fork into a hot flame and start recharging your devices, simple […]

Red River Gorge

walking into the red river gorge

Superb Climbing and Moonshiners – The Red River Gorge in Kentucky is an internationally renowned climbing area just over 3 hours south of Central Ohio. While I was home in Columbus for a few weeks I knew that I needed to get to the Red and climb in order to keep my spirits up. The […]

Why Do You Climb?

rock climbing

Because it is there? Hardly… Recently I came back from Columbus, Ohio and I found myself being asked by friends and family why do you climb? I grew up in Columbus before moving to Northwest Colorado. Since moving to the mountains I have fully immersed myself in every recreational experience as they arose. With these […]

Rock Climbing Sale

climbing harness, helmet, ropes

ROCK CLIMBING DEALS – Ski Haus is having a rock climbing sale this Memorial Day Weekend. All Black Diamond and Petzl Harnesses will be on sale. Plus all Petzl Climbing Ropes will be discounted for four days only. May 23, 2014 through May 26, 2014. There are only a few things that are absolutely necessary […]

Bouldering & Black Diamond Crash Pads

Bouldering crash pads

SAFE LANDINGS WITH BD CRASH PADS –It’s best to set some pro even if you’re just bouldering and the Black Diamond Crash Pads offer some of the best landings available. In all my years of climbing I have always flicked boogers at bouldering. I had a hard time understanding how one could find enjoyment in […]

The Mental Game

Rock Climbing Books

STRONG MIND & STRONG BODY –I’ve been doing some reading to help my mental game when it comes to climbing. The Rock Warriors Way by Arno Ilgner and Vertical Mind by Don McGrath Ph.D & Jeff Elison Ph.D have helped me step up my Spring climbing. After my last post I was feeling weak and […]

Seasons End Seasons Begin

Rock climbing in the springs

PICKING UP WHERE YOU LEFT OFF – As another ski season comes to an end in Colorado another season always begins. Seasonal ski workers and local spring-breakers will make a mass exile to the land of red stone and blue skies. From Fruita to Moab and beyond mountain folk exhausted from months of snow will […]