Joe Kinder in Catalunya from EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS
In the summer of 2010, Iker and Eneko Pou decided to visit legends. Travelling the Alps in their camper van, they met the godfathers that changed climbing forever.
Walking on the footsteps of Manolo, Alex Huber and Beat Kammerlander, they repeated some of the most iconic routes in the history of big-wall climbing: itineraries that show the way to the new generations.
Music Recorded on Location
Ty Mack explores his passions as a climber and artisan baker living in Driggs, Idaho. In the end, Ty sends the hardest rock route in the Teton area, The Almighty, 5.14? In fact, he's got the only free ascent on this route to date!
A look into the life and story of Silvia Vidal one of the worlds best Solo Aid climbers.
"If you would like to learn more about Silvia Vidal and her expeditions, please visit one of her lectures" vidalsilvia.com
Black Diamond athlete Adam Ondra traveled to Kentucky's Red River Gorge in late October and 10 days later he had blazed through the area's hardest routes, including onsighting two of the Red's hardest, Pure Imagination and The Golden Ticket, in the same day. Both routes were originally rated 5.14d, but Ondra, after onsighting them within an hour of each other, suggested they be downrated to 5.14c.
'We are climbers first, disabled second,' says Arc'teryx athlete Craig DeMartino. 'If you're a climber, you want to climb El Cap.' Gimp Monkeys follows DeMartino, Jarem Frye and Pete Davis' successful ascent of Zodiac, a 1,800-foot route on the Southeast Face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
This is a Deadpoint Magazine piece with Tom Bolger from the UK. Tom took a day to shoot this route, which at the time was one of his hardest. The very physical style and amount of difficult routes is what separates this crag from anything else.