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The Bad Beta - A Climbing Podcast

May 10, 2019

This week we decided to show you some behind the scenes of why our podcasts are so long (you have no idea).

These are some of the B-Side clips that we end up cutting from the show because they don't 'fit' the main theme of the show.... rock climbing.

There's a lot of talk about seances, Mr. Rogers, and most of all.......


Apr 8, 2019

On this week’s episode Alex Handhold takes a break from talking about his epic solo to discuss his foundation, Peter Croft keeps asking us to throw the ball, and Steve discusses an encounter with Cosplayers while ice climbing.

We argue about whether or not beginner climbing shoes are useful when you first start...


Feb 8, 2019

On this week’s episode we finally talk about the Dawn Wall - The Tommy Caldwell Story. How many times have we seen this movie before??

 

We talk about what it means to be a Dirt Bag in 2019, and if it's even possible. Spoiler: If you have a Sprinter van, you are not a Dirt Bag.

We do a follow up to our booty episode...


Dec 19, 2018

And we're back!

On this week’s episode the gang gets a sound board. Not much more to say, other than the fact that we've devolved into a local morning radio show with fart noises and Ondra screams.

Not surprising, the conversations are TOTALLY BETTER with sound FX, movie quotes, and constant interruptions.

Can you...


Sep 17, 2018

On this week’s episode we dive into a large number of important topics.

First of all, Steve tries to defend the idea of hiring a guide to learn new skills, brush up on old ones, and generally how not to die. We talk about the spread of climbing myths and in an age of instant global information, how climbers still...