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The Bad Beta - A Climbing Podcast


Welcome to 'The Bad Beta Podcast;, a show where rock climbers talk about the controversial issues that the climbing industry doesn't want you to know. Mostly, we argue about Sport vs. Trad. Visit for more.

Popular episodes

Episode # 21 - Boulder Dating App Redux

Oct 1 • 01:31:11

Waaaaay back on Episode # 4 we came up with a dating app for climbers called, 'Bouldr'. Well, someone has expanded our idea by one letter and released a new dating app called 'Boulder'....

Episode # 20 - The Friends Reunion

Jul 22 • 01:28:45

Episode # Covid-19 - How to Climb Furniture

May 15 • 01:41:25

Well, well, well... It seems like a hundred new climbing podcasts have started up in the midst of the climbing quarantine crisis, and true to form, we thought we'd jump on the bandwagon the best way we know how; releasing an episode after months of silence....

Episode # 17 - Safety Third - Christmas for Rock Climbers

Dec 20 • 01:28:44

For our very special Christmas episode, we discuss our recent climbing trips to the Red and the Creek....

Episode # 16 - Building a Trad Rack - A Climber's Guide

Oct 4 • 01:38:11

And we're back! Now that climbing season is drawing to a close... We decided to release the next episode. You can stop asking now!...

Episode # 15.5 - The Lost Tape B-Side

May 10 • 28:21

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

Episode # 15 - Tight Climbing Shoes and Other Bad Beta

Apr 8 • 01:14:53

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....

Episode # 14 - The Dawn Wall and Booty: Redux

Feb 8 • 01:27:38

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??...

Episode # 13 - The Climbing Sound Board

Dec 19 • 01:16:57

And we're back!...

Episode # 12 - The Scarpa Photo Contest

Sep 17 • 01:20:39

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

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