All Videos

  • Video: Frank and the Tower

    "The first time Frank Sanders saw Devils Tower was in the sudden brilliance of a lightning strike. It sent a wave of anxiety through him, but the next day he climbed The Tower. Forty three years later, he’s repeated that act more than 2,000 times, and learned a thing or two about going up and not growing old."

  • Video: David Lama Climbs New Route Out of Huge Sink Hole

    Lebanon isn't known for it's climbing, but this video might change that. Watch as David Lama makes the first ascent of Avaatara (5.14d), which climbs out of a sink hole in the Baatara Gorge. Neighboring a waterfall and surrounded by natural bridges, the route is so beautiful that frankly, it's absurd.

  • Video: Stylin' Nut Fail

    We've all been there... This climber on the second pitch of Corrugation Corner (5.7) at Lover's Leap finds that his nut placement wasn't as solid as he thought.

  • Video: Jimmy Webb's Australia 2015 Bouldering Edit

    Watch Jimmy Webb dispatch hard boulder problems from V11 to V13 in this edit from his very productive trip to Australia's Grampians.

  • Video: Jorg Verhoeven Frees the Nose

    In October of 2014, Jorg Verhoeven spent 30 days in Yosemite with one goal in mind; Make a free ascent of the Nose (5.14), on El Capitan, arguably one of the world's most famous climbs. Join Jorg as he explains why this route is so hard, what keeps people from climbing this iconic route free, and what he personally invested into his remarkable ascent. Tommy Caldwell and Lynn Hill help narrate this incredible story of determination and perseverance that ultimately leads to the fifth free ascent of the Nose.

  • Video: Frank Sanders and Devil's Tower

    Take a journey with Devils Tower’s own Frank Sanders as he gives us a look into his minds eye of why the “Tower of Power” is truly unlike any other.

  • Watch Tommy Caldwell's TED Talk

    In an excellent speech, Tommy Caldwell discusses his life, from being taken hostage in Kyrgyzstan to climbing the Dawn Wall, and asks, "What are you up against?"

  • Video: Johnny Dawes No-Handed Climbing 2

    The second installment of no-handed climbing with the legendary Johnny Dawes. After almost completing his efforts in the Peak District Dawes now has his sights on Yorkshire. Watch as balances, dances, and smears his way up a hard English slab. To see the original, check out No-Handed Climbing With Johnny Dawes.

  • Video: Reel Rock 10 Official Trailer

    The year's best new films from the vertical edge, featuring Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Daniel Woods, and a special tribute to the late Dean Potter. Check out our preview and photo gallery, then head on over to to find a screening near you.

  • Video: Climber Isaac Caldiero Wins American Ninja Warrior

    Watch as climber Isaac Caldiero becomes the first person ever to complete every course and become the winner of American Ninja Warrior!

  • Reel Rock 10 Official Trailer

    The year's best new films from the vertical edge, featuring Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Daniel Woods, and a special tribute to the late Dean Potter. 500 shows around the world coming Fall 2015. Visit to find a screening near you.

  • Video: Kai Lightner and Era Vella (5.14d)

    Watch Kai Lightner as he travels to Spain to attempt his hardest route yet, Era Vella (5.14d).

  • Video: An LED Topo on Half Dome’s Snake Dike

    On August 29, 2015, climbers placed 39 solar-powered LED lanterns up Snake Dike (5.7 R) on Yosemite's Half Dome, creating a real-life topo display of the route. Red lights went on all of the bolts and anchors, while the white lights illuminated the rest of the route. The light show lasted around five hours before the team cleaned the route on the rappel down. This effort was in celebration of the American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA), who has rebolted over 14,000 bolts across America and beyond over the last 18 years.

  • Video: One Gnarly DWS Fall

    Watch climber Benjamin Solon blow a dyno roughly 25 feet up a Massachusetts deep water solo. Solon manages to deflect himself away from the wall below, but sets himself up for one gnarly belly flop in the process.

  • Video: 2016 New Cam Showcase

    2016 is going to be a great year for climbers; everyone is coming out with new cams. WeighMyRack visited the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City this August for a preview of the Black Diamond Ultralight C4, updated DMM Dragon cam, and the double axle Wild Country New Friend cam.

  • Video: A Training Session With Mayan Smith-Gobat and Nóra Király

    Watch big wall badass Mayan Smith-Gobat and Hungarian bouldering champion Nóra Király team up for a session at Germany's famed Cafe Kraft bouldering gym.

  • Video: Alps Feels - Alpine Climbing in Europe

    Join Jon Glassberg and Jorg Verhoeven as they tour through the Austrian, Swiss, Italian, and French Alps in search of adventure, choss, and mountain feels among some of the most famous and climbed mountains in the world.

  • Video: Down to Nothing - Searching for Myanmar's Highest Peak

    This harrowing expedition pushed a group of mountaineers to the mental and physical brink; carving them Down To Nothing. A six-person team attempted to summit an obscure peak in Myanmar (Hkakabo Razi) to determine if it is Southeast Asia’s highest point. The expedition members, led by The North Face athlete and Telluride mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill include, videographer Renan Ozturk, climber Emily Harrington, and National Geographic author Mark Jenkins, photographer Cory Richards, and basecamp manager Taylor Rees.

  • Video: 2015 Psicobloc Masters Series Highlights

    Relive the radness and madness of the 2015 Psicobloc Master Series. Watch rock climbers conquer a 55-foot tall wall over the Park City Olympic Pool in stormy weather!

  • Video: 2015 International Climbers' Festival Recap

    The Climbing Mag crew headed up to Lander for the 22nd annual International Climbers' Festival for five days of climbing, music, great beer, and all the fun times that the festival has to offer.

  • Video: Sonnie Trotter Climbs Estado Critico (5.14d)

    Watch Sonnie Trotter return to Siurana, Spain after 14 years to test himself on new routes and finish some unfinished projects.

  • Mockumentary: The First Ascent of Fear is Life (5.13+ R, M8, WI6) on Boulder's Feared Second Flatiron

    Watch two climbers reach the "summit of their dreams" in Tower in the Clouds, a spoof by Max Owens that's packed with nearly every cliché ever seen in a climbing film.

  • Video: The Insane Power of Louis Parkinson

    We usually like to say that rock climbing is all about footwork, but as Louis Parkinson proves here, if you're strong enough, you can do whatever you want.

  • Video: Mud, Sweat, and Expletives (Mike Libecki and Angie Payne)

    After 16 days of climbing Poumaka, Mike Libecki and Angie Payne forged a new route to the summit of the remote island spire. Keith Ladzinski and Andy Mann, with 3 Strings Productions, were there to document what turned out to be 8 pitches of dangerous, rain-battered, choss-infested, mud-covered A4 climbing.

  • Video: Chelsea Rude vs. Thanatopsis (5.14b)

    In the fall of 2014, Chelsea Rude was determined to send Thanatopsis (5.14b) in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. This is the story of her battle.

  • Video: Slow Moments from the 2015 Vail Bouldering World Cup

    Slow motion highlights of some of the world's best competition climbers. Incredible moves, plentiful falls, joyous victories, and crushing defeats—all captured at a stunning 240 frames per second.

  • Video: Stunning Aerial Shots from the Bugaboos

    Luke Humphrey and Cecil Groetken solo what Humphrey calls "the best 5.4 in the world," Pigeon Spire's West Ridge in the Bugaboos, BC, Canada. The ridge is 1,500 feet of solid, sticky granite with stunning views and breathtaking exposure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this incredible footage from one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

  • Technique Video: Three Better Ways to Manage the Ropes for Rappels

  • Video: The Risk of Regret

    "Risk is inherent in all things we do. But, the biggest risk in life is looking back at all the opportunities we let pass us by. Where the line is drawn is different for everyone. Perhaps we shouldn’t be so quick to criticize those that take it to the limit, exchanging safety and comfort for the richness of a life well-lived. Because, in the end, maybe the greatest risk in life is regret."

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    One of the more compelling collaborations we've come across—one of our favorite brands HippyTree joins forces with a tried and true classic, JanSport. We think you'll like the results.