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It’s that time again - Back-to-School time, that is. As the summer winds down it’s time to start looking forward to the fall school semester. With many high schools, colleges and universities moving back to in-class schedules, it means that for many parents, their young scholars will be headed back to res, dorm life, or other off-campus housing. It means they’re once again headed out into the world to learn and grow. But just because they're off to the races once again, it doesn’t mean they can’t stay fit, active and climber-strong through those late night study sessions, long lectures...

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Rest and recovery are critical to success and growth, no matter what your sport is. When we’re thinking about rest and recovery, there are a few important aspects to make sure are covered.    Active Rest There’s a big difference between a rest day where you veg on the couch and eat junk food and a rest day where you nourish your body with healthy (and yummy) food and exercise intentionally at a low intensity. Don’t get us wrong - there’s a time and place for a couch day! It all comes down to knowing your body and what it...

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After an extra year of waiting, the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games are upon us. In just a few days athletes from all across the world will gather for the biggest competition event of their careers. What would have been the 2020 Olympics sees the debut of several very exciting new sports: Surfing, karate, skateboarding, Baseball/Softball and of course, sport climbing. The climbing events will take place August 3-6, with 2 days of men’s combined competition and 2 days for the women. Unlike typical climbing comps, where the objective is a single discipline - either bouldering, lead climbing or speed climbing...

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Well #PortaGang, it was an exciting first half of the year! Now, July alone has been packed with it’s own tick list of fun. We’ve seen huge growth in our community these past few months and we wanted to take a moment to bring all of you who joined us more recently up to speed on all of the excitement that’s been going on. So, in no particular order of excitement level, here's what’s new at Porta-Hang! Company Highlights 1. Porta-Hang Canada Just this week you may have seen the news that we officially launched Porta-Hang Canada to better serve...

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By now you’ve probably heard the news - Porta-Hang Canada is open for business! We launched our Canadian website this week so we can bring you all the Porta-Hang goodness without all of the shipping and duty hassles that come with cross-border purchases. So, to go along with our Canadian launch, we thought we’d talk about some of the best Canadian climbing destinations! These gems are well-loved areas that stretch coast-to-coast. Squamish Located on the West Coast in BC’s Lower Mainland, Squamish is one of the best known climbing destinations in Canada for a reason. With its enormous granite apron,...

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