Read Matt Samet's Editor's Note and see what's inside the February/March 2019 issue of Climbing Magazine, on newsstands now.
As the government shutdown enters it's fourth week, the impact to the national parks and local businesses, like guiding, is growing, despite volunteer efforts by climbers.
Phil Powers and Mark Butler of the AAC write: Suffering in the shadows of this shutdown are tourism-based economies and small businesses that provide guiding.
In 2018, American climbers attended about a fourth of the World Cup events as the top 10 athletes, and the gap is even wider for competitive ice climbers.
The most popular climbing stories of the year, as chosen by the eyeballs of our readers.
This year we saw footage of some the hardest and most-impressive ascents of all time.
In this mini-episode, we talk about what you can expect to hear on Basecamp in the future, and check in with Climbing editor Matt Samet.
2019 is the first time the Ice Climbing World Tour has come to Denver, Colorado and the first time a World Cup Finals event has been held in the USA.
With two free Nose ascents, redpoints and repeats of notoriously hard climbs, and big wall first free ascents, this month will go down in the Yosemite history books.
“The opportunity to lead Access Fund is a dream come true, and I feel incredibly honored and excited to be chosen for this position,” says Chris.
Read Matt Samet's Editor's Note and see what's inside the December/January 2019 issue of Climbing Magazine, on newsstands now.
With two major combined-format climbing competitions behind us, we can start making some predictions about what we'll see in the 2020 Olympics.
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