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Katherine Schirrmacher is unusually good at expressing all of those little things that can affect your motivation or self belief.
Hear her thoughts on finding the balance between performance and happiness.
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Why climb? Here’s a great answer

I get to interview a lot of people about their climbing adventures. One thing I never ask them directly is why they do it. That just seems like such a basic question. George Mallory...

Kumbi Kariwo Interview

After my blogpost last year I had lots of people get in touch. Most said they empathised with what I’d written, but Kumbi Kariwo told me that she was slightly troubled by it. I...


At Factor Two we love telling stories about climbing.

Every episode is a little piece of cinema for the ear. They take a deep dive into the stories, ideas, and people in our communities.

Whether you want to know what it’s like to climb The Nose on El Capitan in just Nine and a Half Hours, how flow states can be used to maximise your climbing performance, or if you want to hear the weird tale of one of the greatest climbing films ever made.

We also take on commissions – if you’ve got a story you’d love to tell or need help producing something that will blow people’s socks off get in touch.

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