We are very excited to announce that has acquired!

What was

In previous years, was the website for a well-known rock climbing magazine, and it was a go-to resource for news about climbing, gear reviews, training info, and climbing videos.

Sadly, the original website became defunct in 2016, but now is a part of

Who Are the Know Nothing Nomads?

We are Derek and Ashley, lovers of all things outside, including campfires, long hikes in the mountains, and beautiful days spent climbing outside.

From the beginning of Know Nothing Nomads, we have focused on helping people enjoy the outdoors and find the same passion and happiness that we find in nature. Whether it’s about camping, hiking, or climbing, we plan on delivering the highest quality content possible and sharing our experiences in hopes of educating and inspiring our readers.

If you would like to learn more about Derek and Ashley, you can read more or get in contact with us on our About page.

Will Anything Change?

For those of you that have been long-time readers with us, nothing will change. We will still plan on sharing our knowledge and adventures in the outdoors with you.

For those of you that used to read, we are not in any way associated with the magazine or Matt and Megan Stark. We will do our best to build on the success of by sharing climbing news, climbing videos, our first-hand experiences with climbing gear, and our knowledge of climbing with our readers.

What’s Next?

The content that was previously on complements our articles fantastically and we are excited to share our experiences in climbing with our readers old and new.

Outside of climbing, we have many other outdoor passions. The main ones are camping and hiking, which go hand in hand with climbing. We will talk pretty extensively about these outdoor hobbies, as well as gear and apparel that we recommend for each one.

If you want to find out more about what we do, you can start with some of our favorite readings down below:


dpm Climbing

Dead Point Magazine


the original

Know Nothing Nomads