After his friend Lucho Rivera was hit by a falling rock which broke his collarbone, Cedar Wright and Lucho returned to Yosemite Valley to rock climb the first free ascent of The Liberty Project. Could this be one of the best free route climbs in Yosemite? They think so - you be the judge.
Yuji Hirayama(JPN),Daniel Woods(USA),Akiyo Noguchi(JPN),Kim Jain(KOREA) Daniel Woods HYDRANGIA V15 2ND ASCENT Day1 Jogasaki Day2 Shiobara
In the summer of 2013, Rab athletes Tom Randall and Calum Muskett set off to Scotland with little idea of where they were going. With the weather appalling across much of the country, the only dry place was the remote Orkney Isles off the north coast. Two ferries and two days of travel took them to the iconic Old Man of Hoy, the highest and most famous sea stack in Britain. But that was only the beginning of the adventure. As it turned out, there's much more to Hoy than one lonely Old Man…
Caroline left the colourful island of La Reunion to explore the climbing world, having already mastered sport climbing. During her travels she discovered new worlds and styles like multi-pitch and trad climbing, as well as a group of friends who helped her cultivate these new passions. Now, she is returning to her roots, accompanied by that group of friends: Yuji, James Pearson, Sam Elias and Jacopo Larcher, to rediscover the island and to introduce trad climbing to her old world.
Tommy Caldwell's mega project on the Dawn Wall of El Capitan has been his primary focus for the past five years but his quiet life in Estes Park, CO during the off-season is far from dull. Sit down with Tommy as he talks about some of his other hobbies, training for the Dawn Wall with high end bouldering and the introduction of his new son Fitz.
Adam Ondra - Move - First ascent from MadSkillz Media.
ADAM ONDRA - WORKING MOVE 9B/+ from BERNARTWOOD
Paige Claassen in Boven, South Africa on a free ascent of Rolihlahla (32, 5.13d) from Louder Than Eleven.
Ben Spannuth recently teamed up with local legend, Mike Williams for a tour of the modern testpieces at the NRG. For Ben, repeating established routes might be the first step to dialing in a new area but he is only satisfied when he can leave his mark by climbing old abandoned projects and bolting new lines of his own. Enjoy, something old, something new, something undone, and something with glue.
Sean Villanueva-O’Driscoll heads to Ireland, his mother’s homeland, to climb Where the Grass is Green. A ground-up onsight attempt last year turned into a major epic, now he’s back to tackle the bold lines of Ireland’s coastal cliffs once again.
Located in the heart of the Patagonian pampas, in Argentina's Chubut province, Piedra Parada's monolith rises up from the surrounding desert. Lying just to the north, the majestic La Buitrera Canyon was home to the Petzl RocTrip in November 2012. For more than a week, climbers from all over the world came together to share a common passion: climbing.
Building off of the success of the first elite Psicobloc competition held in in Bilbao, Spain, in 2011, the Psicobloc Masters Series is the next evolution in competitive climbing. The inaugural Psicobloc Masters was held August 2, 2013, at the Utah Olympic Park's 750,000-gallon freestyle aerial training pool. Some of the best climbers in the world competed head-to-head on a custom wall approaching 5.14 in difficulty, featuring a 26-foot roof 50 feet above the water.