"[Necessary Evil was] the culmination of the idea that the hardest routes have the smallest holds."
On Saturday, February 10, Adam Ondra—once again—made history when he climbed Supercrackinette (5.15a/9a+) first go.
USA Climbing has awarded the 2019 and 2020 Bouldering National Championships to Deschutes County Fairgrounds Expo Center in Bend, Oregon.
23 photos and a recap of the biggest US bouldering event of the year.
An analysis of the good and not-so-good from this weekend’s Open National Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The 2018 Bouldering National Championships start this Friday in Salt Lake City, Utah. Watch the qualifiers, semi-finals, and finals here.
How do you prepare for competition? Join USA Climbing at Bouldering Nationals in Salt Lake City on 2/2 and 2/3 or watch via the livestream at Climbing.com.
Oriane Bertone is now the youngest person to climb V14.
Climbing legend Jim Bridwell has been hospitalized. Please consider donating to his GoFundMe campaign and enjoy this classic story from our archive.
Read Matt Samet's Editor's Note and see what's inside the February/March 2018 issue of Climbing Magazine.
Competitions have shifted toward setting for audience-friendly wild, dynamic moves, and climbing gyms are following the trend.
The most popular climbing stories of the year, as chosen by the eyeballs of our readers.
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