All Videos

  • Video: The Nosewipe - Cleaning El Cap

    Despite being a 3,000-foot vertical stone wall, the face of El Cap accumulates a lot of trash. In this video, climbers Sam Elias and Dave Campbell team up with Eric Bissell and Kristen Anderson of the National Park Service to clean the Camp VI crack, 2,000 feet up the Nose.

  • Learn This: The Runner-Runner Technique

    How many times have you needed a sling, only to find it inaccessibly draped over your wedged shoulder or hopelessly tangled with six other slings and biners? Here's a quick trick for keeping slings organized and easy to access.

  • Watch Daniel Woods Send Lucid Dreaming (V15)

    In this excerpt from Exposure Vol. II, Daniel Woods takes on Paul Robinson's Lucid Dreaming (V15) on the Grandpa Peabody boulder in Bishop, California. Robinson originally suggested V16 for the route, but it's since settled at V15. Woods said of the route on his 8a.nu scoredcard, "Power crimp test piece of our generation! Amazing climb with a heady slab. 4 or 5 days of efforts, but a few years of mental preparation."

  • Video: Josh Wharton Freeing Hallucinogen Wall

    This 7-minute film, directed and edited by John Dickey, captures the beauty and danger of climbing in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Colorado. Josh Wharton has had a 15-year love affair with the Black, starting in 1998. As of May 2014, Wharton had climbed 86 different routes in the canyon, but he hadn't yet free-climbed the Hallucinogen Wall (V 5.13b R) in a day. Watch him finish the battle here.

  • Video: A Training Session with Sasha DiGiulian

    Watch as Sasha DiGiulian travels to Germany for a session with climbing trainer and Gimme Kraft author Dicki Korb, and maybe glean some techniques for yourself.

  • Video: My Craft - Ben Spannuth in Yangshuo, China

    "How do we become masters of a craft? Professional rock climber Ben Spannuth and a Chinese calligraphy guru navigate the struggles of their craft as they work towards perfection in this short film set in the hills of Yangshuo, China."

  • Watch Jimmy Webb Send Defying Gravity (V15)

    This short film by Bearcam Media captures Jimmy Webb's second ascent of Defying Gravity (V15) at Thunder Ridge, Colorado, on November 20, 2014. The problem, put up by Daniel Woods about a year earlier, has what Webb calls the lowest-percentage single move he's ever done. See him work it out here!

  • Trailer: Sufferfest 2 - Starring Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright

    "Less than a year after enchaining the fifteen tallest peaks in California by bike, Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright have forgotten that it was their worst trip ever and—for god knows what reason—they're at it again. This time the duo attack an ambitious goal to climb 45 of the American Southwest's most iconic Desert Towers via their most difficult routes. It's an epic and scenic bike journey that takes them through Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. This movie has it all, including: gale force winds, hard climbing, snow in the desert, a puppy, huge phallic towers, loose rock, and Alex Honnold's bare ass. What more could you ask for?"

    Watch the full movie, Sufferfest 2: Desert Alpine, AKA 34 Pieces of Choss and 5 Horrendous Life Experiences, Starring Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright, on Vimeo.

  • Video: The Ultimate American Ninja Warrior Audition Tape

    Last May, Jake Murray waited for five days in cold and rain to run the American Ninja Warrior course, but it didn't happen. In his new audition tape, the climber and skateboarder proves without a doubt that he could be a Ninja Warrior champion, by reenacting Footloose. We're convinced.

  • Video: Always Above Us - Big, New Mixed Route for Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson

    "In 1999, on an expedition in Tibet, team alpine climbers Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson lost their good friend and exploration companion, Alex Lowe, to an avalanche that narrowly missed Conrad himself. To preserve Alex's honor, Conrad and Kris establish and send , a new mixed route in Hyalite Canyon, Montana. Their story, and climb, are captured here by Sherpas Cinema."

  • Video: The First Ascent of Truckbutt (5.11a)

    A beautiful, aesthetic line that was just begging to be climbed—none of these words describe this route. In this fun video, Aran Cook and Air Forbes set out to nab the first ascent of Truckbutt, a two bolt sport route up the back of a mega dump truck. When you're far away from real rock, you have to make dude with what you have.

  • Video: Desert Ice - A Zion Ice Climbing Adventure

    "Climbing routes like this is like defusing a time bomb, and you can’t walk away from it." Jesse Huey and Scott Adamson venture into the Zion backcountry in search of fresh ice and mixed routes. They're rewarded with pristine virgin lines with marginal-if-any gear placements in an especially remote wilderness. Bold and committing is an understatement.