The Climber Friend Podcast is a collection of conversations with friendly climbers located in Birmingham, Alabama and connected communities. Ryan Cavender and Ben Tanksley launched the podcast in February 2018. The tone is beginner friendly, with explanations of climbing terms and discussions of climbing need to knows. As the first season wandered through a dozen episodes, the subject matter varied from climbing specific training techniques to #vanlife existentialism. Keep an eye on iTunes/Spotify/etc for an upcoming rerelease of Season 1. The first episode of Season 2 is good to go for Spring 2019 and will be the first in our new format featuring brief interviews with local climbers and traveling friends.