11/21/13 - Daniel Woods has claimed his 19th (that's right, 19th) V15 boulder problem with the first ascent of the aptly named Defying Gravity.
11/15/13 - Ronnie Dickson, a 26-year-old above-knee amputee from Florida, sent Dragon's Turn (V9) in the Shawangunks of New York after three days of effort. The problem was Dickson's hardest yet, and he is believed to be the second leg amputee in the U.S. to boulder V9, after Craig DeMartino.
10/15/13 - Pat Ament, one of the leaders of 1960s bouldering and free climbing in America, was inducted into the Boulder Sports Hall of Fame in late September. Ament, 67, entered the hall of fame along with cyclist Dale Stetina, runner Steve Jones, and triathlete Joanne Ernst.
9/27/13 - The American Alpine Club and Mohonk Preserve announced that ground has been broken on a new, 50-site climber campground for the Shawangunks, one of America's most historic and popular climbing areas.
9/26/13 - Since Climbing's report last weekend on the September floods' impact on Colorado climbing, glimmers of hope have emerged for rock-starved Front Range climbers.
The flooding across northeastern Colorado took an enormous human and economic toll. And though it pales by comparison, climbers across Boulder and the northern Front Range are recognizing another toll as they dry out their homes and get back to work: the fall climbing season has been erased from the calendar, and the future for many local climbing areas is extremely uncertain.
9/5/13 - Jimmy Webb has established a potential V15 at the alpine bouldering hotspot of Lincoln Lake, Colorado.
8/28/13 - Twelve-year-old Ashima Shiraishi has climbed The Automator (V13) in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. This is at least her fourth V13.
8/26/13 - German phenom Alex Megos may have broken set another climbing record in Australia: A week after making the first ascent of Australia's hardest route, the 20-year-old has established a new link-up in the Grampians' Hollow Mountain Cave, where the famed Wheel of Life traverses the length of the cave.
8/26/13 - Alex Puccio of the U.S. wrapped up the 2013 Boulder World Cup season on a high note as she earned a silver medal in Munich, Germany. With this strong result, her best finish of the year, Puccio concludes the 2013 bouldering season ranked in third place, the second time she has reached this milestone.
8/14/13 - Twelve-year-olds Mirko Caballero and Ashima Shiraishi have climbed One Summer in Paradise (V13) in Magic Wood, Switzerland.
8/14/13 - Austrian Anna Stöhr climbed two V13s (both first female ascents) in a week in Rocklands, South Africa: The Power of One and The Vice.