June/July 2011 – 296 – Photo Annual
5.9: The Crossroads
This grade once represented the hardest climbing imaginable. Now, it’s simply some of the best.
By Jim Thornburg
First Come, First Served:
You never know exactly what you’ll find when you start up a new route. And that’s exactly the appeal.
By Andrew Burr
Ten professional climbing photographers describe what happens when the shoot hits the fan.
By James Q Martin
In search of that unique moment
Sharma sends his two-year project; Zion’s Lunar Ecstasy goes free
Aaron Huey, from Ten Sleep to Timbuktu
Top point and shoots for climbers. Plus, pro tips for small cameras.
Climbing films 101: How to make a video you’ll be proud to post
Scarface: Indian Creek, Utah’s most photogenic climb
The celebrated photographer and diehard climber Corey Rich