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.
In early summer 2013, Jonathan Siegrist returned to Wild Iris, Wyoming to climb the state's hardest pitch: Moonshine (5.14d).
Patagonia climbing ambassadors Majka Burhardt and Kate Rutherford take their vertical pursuit to Armenia. Written by Majka Burhardt.
prAna Ambassadors Carrie Cooper and Jacinda Hunter escape the heat of the summer, the stress of work, the craziness of motherhood and run away to a climbing oasis.
"If we didn't have the failure, what fun would climbing be?" Team climber Daniel Woods reflects on his experience learning how to trad climb on the Green River, Utah with Alex Honnold, Matt Segal, and Renan Ozturk.
Alex Honnold a.k.a "No Crack Stands a Chance" made the most of every opportunity on his trip to the Green River, Utah.
The Lion, Eldorado Canyon from 3 Strings
No matter what your favorite outdoor sport is, we all have a tendency to focus on success – the peaks we bag, the routes we send, the miles we log on the bike or on the trail each week. But what about the goals we have yet to achieve? The accomplishments that have eluded our grasp or the conditions that kicked our butts home to try again another day.
Featuring gorgeous footage shot and edited by Colette McInerney, this short film captures a month in the life of Eastern Mountain Sports Brand Ambassador and professional climber Joe Kinder as he struggles to send Papichulo, a (15a) rock climbing route in Oliana, Spain.
Salathe Wall free by Steph Davis. I freed the Salathe Wall in October 2005. An amazing girl I met on the top of El Cap while stashing gear, Cybele Blood, helped me out by belaying and jugging the wall with me and diving into the adventure. To read a story about this ascent, check out my first book High Infatuation: highinfatuation.com/
"October 4th 2012, Flatanger, Norway. After incredible 3-month battle, Adam Ondra makes the first ascent of the new world´s hardest route. Adam names it Change and suggests the magic grade of 9b+. The limit of human´s possibilities has been shifted and the long adventurous trip of a few friends to the northern Europe slowly comes to the end..."
Detailed info: WWW.CHANGE-MOVIE.COM
But was this epic journey just about climbing? No, not at all. This won´t be a next typical climbing movie. So what it will be about? Here is a "small" 24 minutes long hint.
Filmed and directed by Petr Pavlicek