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Why Nano CBD Drops?

Regular customers might recall that we originally released Nano CBD Softgels along with our Nano CBD Drops. We've since stopped making the Softgels and only offer Nano CBD Drops, but why? While we were proud of the quality of our Nano CBD Softgels, we and some core customers found that we got more from the delivery system used for the Drops -- especially when each dose was held under the tongue for 30-60 seconds before swallowing. Doing so allowed for more complete and faster absorption. While  I new much of this before we ever released either product, the real-world effect was greater than I expected.

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Onsighting Moonlight Buttress

I have dreamt about trying to onsight Moonlight Buttress for years. This iconic route ascends a prominent prow of immaculate sandstone for over 1000 feet of finger crack delight. Featuring flawless rock, thrilling exposure, and jaw-dropping scenery, this sustained journey breaks down into 10 pitches. The first four provide a friendly warm-up: moderates, with one slightly spicy 5.11 traverse to keep you on your toes. The next six pitches are the business. Each offers a unique test of one’s crack climbing proficiency, so depending on height, finger size, and level of endurance, the “crux” of this line varies widely by climber. The magnitude of this goal, with its physical and mental challenges, has long inspired and motivated me.

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Under-Fueling: The Ultimate Sandbag

I love trying really freaking hard. I love digging deep, tapping the last reserves, and emptying the tank as I push my limits physically and mentally on the rock. I pursue climbing as a way of life because I enjoy exploring new places, meeting fellow adventure enthusiasts, and playing in the great outdoors. I am currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Sport Nutrition at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. My goal is to help athletes use nutrition to maximize their health and performance. Through my studies, I have grown aware of the past inadequacy of my own dietary practices as well as the widespread acceptance of an unhealthy approach to food, diet, and weight throughout the climbing community....

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