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.
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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.
"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.
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/