INSIDE THE VERTICAL MIND SHOW
A new Psychology of Climbing outdoor tv show in development with Dr. Don McGrath.
EXPLORING THE MINDSET OF TOP ROCK CLIMBERS
Join host Dr. Don McGrath, co-author of the book Vertical Mind, along with a cast of top rock climber co-hosts as together, with the backdrop of breathtaking climbing destinations, they explore many of the psychological aspects of rock climbing.
Each episode delves deeply into a different mental aspect of climbing to uncover useful strategies, tactics, and life-lessons that can be applied by climbers and non-climbers alike.
Welcome to Inside The Vertical Mind
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Inside the Vertical Mind Episodes
Note: The following are sample photos and brief summaries. Please click on Learn More to read more about each episode.
Healing through climbing
After The Fall:
In this episode, Don and a co-host who has suffered and recovered from a nearly life-ending accident share psychological insights and lessons they have received through set-backs and challenges resulting from injuries and accidents.
Fear of Falling
Fear of Failure
As humans, we are social creatures and strive to be accepted in our social circles. We fear rejection, which can keep us from doing things where we may fail…
Aging Into Climbing
Inside the Vertical Mind Sponsors
We are happy to announce our first show sponsor Trango, an established Colorado climbing company that designs, develops and sells gear and holds, as well as being the US Distributor for Tenaya shoes.