Coach Kubi @ The Craggin Classic

Friday October 13th marks the start of the 3rd annual stop of the American Alpine Club’s “Craggin’ Classic” at beautiful Devils Lake State Park in Baraboo, WI. This is a weekend event full of clinics, slide shows, climbing comps, food, laughter, and learning everything from bouldering technique to alpine approaches and much more. You will leave the event having learned …

Training For Sport Climbing/Bouldering

Sport climbing and bouldering at your limit, even though relatively short in duration, can be very tiring. The longer the route is the more aerobically taxing it will become. In order to become more efficient on the rock, we take an approach to train you aerobically at summit. Here is why; In order to spend less time under tension (on …

Training from the Athletes Perspective

As we mentioned in the previous post, the talented Erin Ayla is joining the ranks at Summit as not only a instructor but as a athlete trained by Coach Kubi. Follow the link below to Erin’s personal blog to find out what she has to say about following a training plan and the importance of having a coach. Erin’s Climbing …

Welcome to the Gym Erin & Ian!

Summit is very pleased to welcome two of the most humble, strong, passionate and knowledgeable climbers Wisconsin (or anywhere!) has to offer. Strength comes in numbers and the loving climbing couple of Erin Ayla / Ian Cotter Brown display that statement in full force. We are happy to announce that Erin will be a regular face around Summit Strength & …