• USA Climbing, the United States National Governing Body for the sport of competition climbing announced that it will webcast both Open and Youth Bouldering National Championships starting next week in Madison, WI. Here is a quick breakdown of the schedule and livestream info. Read More

  • 1/30/15 - On January 27, Will Gadd climbed a 147-foot ice route just to the left of the iconic Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, right on the border of the United States and Canada. Gadd climbed the route three times, each time spending about an hour on the ice, and he estimates the difficulty at a steep WI6+. On warmer years the route doesn't form at all. This year was cold enough, but Gadd said it wasn't so much ice, as layers of ice, snow, and air. Not ideal. And then, of course, there are the falls. At times he was close enough to dip his tools in the flow. Read More

  • "I saw a commercial outfitter set this up for their clients. Is this an art project or is there some purpose that I cannot decipher?" Read More

  • "I saw a boulderer get stuck and climb another climber through two sections of the 25-foot highball Heavenly Path (V1) in Bishop, California." Read More

  • 1/18/15 - Daniel Woods has completed a much-tried super-project on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder in California's Buttermilks. According to various reports, Woods called the new problem The Process. Read More


    The Dawn Wall Goes Free!

    1/14/15 - At 3:30 p.m. pacific time, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson summited El Capitan, completing their years-long quest to free climb the Dawn Wall. They spent 19 days on the wall. This has been called the hardest big wall free climb to date, and is truly a historic achievement that may not be repeated for years to come. Read More