Vertical World and Perfect Descent manufacture settle with climber who sustained 30-foot fall
The film takes us from glacier to summit, highlighting the tip-thrashing cracks, portaledge cook-offs, and poopy travails of living on a wall.
Last year it was 'The Crew' (5.14c). This year, it'll be 'Fat Camp' (5.14d). This year alone, the 21-year-old has already put down three 5.14d's and his first 15a.
Climbing has a weight problem, and many believe the IFSC isn’t doing enough to fix it.
Whereas climbing was once a niche sport of soul seekers and dirtbags, it has transformed itself into a multi-billion dollar industry. That’s had positive and negative effects on the culture of indoor climbing, which in turn shapes the community at large.
THE WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: Austin Purdy breaks into the V16 grade; Canada's hardest-graded boulder sees a second ascent; Drew Ruana continues crushing Colorado; and Elnaz Rekabi competes for the first time since doing so without a headscarf last year.
The actor may have washboard abs and have taken the lead role of my teenage dreams, but I’m not impressed.
THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Dave Graham does another V16 FA; Denali gets a new speed record; Michaela Kiersch's "La Rambla" video and Will Bosi's"Burden of Dreams" video both drop.
Kaitlyn Brann, 34, was killed by rockfall on a popular route
THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP: An alpine legend pulls safety gear from Mt. Blanc’s trade route; a Ueli Steck FA in Alaska gets a second ascent after 21 years; and why Southern Smoke might just be the country's best 5.14c.
Siegrist has done other 5.15b's, but he says 'Stoking the Fire' was a whole new level for him
After over a year of effort, Sharma clipped the chains on 'Sleeping Lion,' his second 5.15c. We caught up with Sharma to hear more about his process, training, and how he’s managed to balance his family, career, and climbing goals.
He was a candidate for a Master of Sport in rock climbing and he worked at Kharkiv’s climbing gym, Vertical, often volunteering to organize competitions and be a judge. At the age of 35, he died alongside his lifelong friend and fellow climber Oleksandr Zakolodny.
Last month the company discontinued its Guide Built program, letting go of over 20 athletes in the process. Who’s left? Influencers.
All told, it only took about a month of using the R8 Plus (and, taking it easy on the pull-ups!) for my elbow pain to completely dissipate.
With the help of digital scans, Athos is creating shoes that climbers won’t downsize.
HBO Max’s new show, ‘The Climb,’ airs today.
Rifle Mountain Park has a history, reaching back to the canyon’s first sport climbs from the late 1980s and early 1990s, that played a critical role in the modern explosion of difficulty in American sport climbing, especially on overhanging stone.
In a press release, HBO said it would be an “exploration of the human spirit.” Cheesy? You betcha. Imma stock up on popcorn now.
Hint: She loves being uncomfortable.
22-year-old Nathaniel Masahi Takatsuno fell about 200 feet.
Footage identified of the family home shows the demolished structure. Rekabi became a symbol of the anti-regime protests after competing without her hijab.
I asked the old man for advice, and he came through with five tried and true panaceas.
Buster Martin just became the second person to clip the chains of the two routes in contention for being the world’s first 9a (5.14d).
JG gave me some samples. Naturally, I took the little brown pills.
Slovenian athletes Domen Škofic and Jernej Kruder took an early lead in the race. Then the unexpected happened.
She sent it in just eight climbing days
Soloing can be great, but not everyone should do it.
Experts believe she is making statements under duress and it’s unclear if she is being held under detention or will face retribution.
Elnaz Rekabi placed fourth in this past weekend’s Asian Continental Championships. Then she went missing and rumors of her possible detainment circulated.
Every young competitor who thinks about cutting weight or calories should add this one to their list.
When the lactic acid builds, many climbers abandon these basic principles.
At just 4′ 11″, Beckett Hsin has been ticking boulders most grown climbers can only dream of.
Swelling and pain are your body trying to heal itself the natural way
Climbers should be wary of the risks associated with burning fuel in an enclosed space.
You’re weaker now. So what? Here’s how to handle setbacks and get back to your old sending self.
What does it mean to try hard? Is it physical or mental, and how do we get better at digging deep? The author discusses.
Raboutou at last discloses one of his two rumored V17 ascents.
HBO just released the third episode of the Edge of Earth series, which features Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger free climbing on Pik Slesova, an El Cap-sized tower in Kyrgyzstan. The publicity around this show has shed light on the complexities of reporting big wall ascents.