Sept. 17, 2011: Jonathan Siegrist's recent first ascent of New World Order (14c).
Black Diamond athlete Alex Honnold hooked up with a crew from Black Diamond Equipment down at the Phalanx of Will, a unique sport climbing tower/crag in the Arizona Strip, just outside of Saint George, Utah. Besides bagging a bunch of pitches, Honnold sat down and discussed with us a bevy of topics, including stalkers at restaurants and the joys of clipping fixed quickdraws.
Arnaud Petit climbing "Black Bean" 8b (13d) in Ceüse, using his own gear for protection on this fabulous 65 m route.
A weekend climbing trip to Yosemite Valley.
Tycho - Daydream
Shot in a small town in the mountains of the Mexican state of Morelos, this film follows 3 Mexican climbers on their quest for new boulders problems to climb.
Spring 2011 sport climbing trip to Catalunya, Spain. Please read accompanying feature, "Climbing to the Death" in Rock and Ice issue 196.
Featured Routes: El Segre (7c+), Tres Ponts; Latido del Miedo (8a), Terradets; El Fugistador (8a+), Margalef
Video footage shot by Keith Ladzinski and Elly Stewart. Edit by Tobin Sanson
Music by Talking Heads: Slippery People
A fantastic video made by Keith Bradbury and filmed for The North Face of James Pearson on his recent epic trip to Pembroke where he obliterated lots of previous highs with a bunch of great ascents culminating in the first E10 ground up.
Paul Robinson went on a recon mission to a new area outside of Cape Town, South Africa and found some true gems.
Daniel Woods on the sit-down start to The Hourglass (8b+)
Hervé Barmasse, Iker and Eneko Pou have made it: The new route, 11 pitches on the Brouillard left pillar, is now reality.
They made their way to the summit in wintery conditions to enjoy a spectacular bivouac on the top of Mont Blanc de Courmayeur.
A video by the STORY.teller COLLECTIVE
Filmed by Giacomo Berthet / Damiano Levati / Hervé Barmasse / Iker & Eneko Pou, Edited by Damiano Levati
Music: _ Fire, The Grave, & The Eyes of Man _ A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance _ These Dreams Haunt and Capture _ All That is Not Music is Silence
Performed by The Sleep Design, Written by The Sleep Design, Courtesy of Matchless Music, LLC
Music: Green Button Musi", "As The Clock Turns", "The Museum"
Random Rab "K'Khana" (Featuring Rigzin) "The Alienist"
Black Diamond athlete Cedar Wright recently escaped the heat of the Colorado Front Range for the cool summer-sending temps of northern Wyoming's Ten Sleep Canyon. Ace lensman John Dickey was on the scene and put together the following video clip of Cedar that highlights the sweetness of Ten Sleep.