The British crack guru hopes to link it into a massive single pitch this month.
Hector Diffut, 26, fell 30 feet from the top of an indoor wall after forgetting to clip into the auto belay.
FingerBouldering replicates the puzzle-like mechanic of solving boulder problems while still giving you something to actually hold in your hand
The 22-year-old spoke with us about 'Law'—the hardest route of his career—and his desire to bolt hard new American lines.
The world’s highest tattoo parlor just opened up at everyone’s favorite climbing destination.
Jesse Dufton recently became the first blind person to FA a multi-pitch. But he’s indifferent to “firsts.”
From high-altitude ATMs to walking up Kilimanjaro backward, here are some of the weirdest alpine records.
Cohen Schaumann is recuperating in the hospital, after a brutal ground fall on April 21 while rappelling 'Rope-de-Dope Crack' (5.8).
Located in a small tent at Plaza de Mulas (14,300 feet), Miguel Doura’s The Nautilus is the highest-altitude art gallery in the world
Schweiger, 21, passed away Sunday, April 10, after he and his girlfriend were hit by a car while walking to a nearby ice cream store.
Jackson Marvell, Matt Cornell, and Alan Rousseau put up Aim for the Bushes (VI M6 X AI 6; 5,250ft) in a three-day push.
Meg O’Neill died Sunday after a freak accident on 'Raven Falls' (WI4) when a large ice column broke. O’Neill saved the belayer’s life and the leader was seriously injured.
An NPS spokesperson reported that the “people movers” will make it easier for tourists to navigate between boulders in the heat of summer.
Sergei Zheleznyak, of Kharkiv, was killed in combat in mid-March 2023, and posthumously awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky in the third degree for his service. Outside his military service, Zheleznyak was a member of Kharkiv’s Rotary International, a talented dancer, and a mountaineer.
The Italian climber reckons the line goes at 5.15c, making it Italy’s hardest route.
Cassy Doolittle, 25, was caught in a storm on Christmas Day, returning to camp after a solo of Aguja Guillaumet.
Everyone knows about MoonBoards and Gripmasters… Here are a few under-the-radar, low-cost training products that the pros and I have used for years to get jacked. (Warning: humor column)
A new route on Minaret Peak led to an even great find with an ascent of Alam-Kuh (15,906 feet) in a country that for now is too dangerous to visit.
The Route Was Epic, But The Rescue Attempt, Chopper Crash, And An Unhelpful BBC Cameraman Were Horrendous
Twin brothers Damian and Willie Benegas, world-class Argentine alpine guides and mountaineering phenoms, sent this spectacular ice line on the North Face of Nuptse in 2003.
In his “Forgotten First Ascents” series for Rock and Ice, Owen Clarke dug up cool climbs from the past and talked to the climbers who made them happen. This one: Malaria, Rhumsiki Tower, Cameroon, 2007.
The American alpinist shares what it took to climb the 5,000-foot route on Cerro Chaltén.
The mountain offers a blend of ferocious weather, altitude, and remote location, enough to challenge any climber.
The duo battled storms, rockfall, altitude sickness, and freezing temperatures to make the third free ascent of the 2,100-foot 5.13a, all in a continuous, no-falls push.
Brian Kennedy and Jack Beard died in a fall, following a likely first ascent of a remote spire.
The world’s second highest peak remains much more difficult and dangerous than Everest, but it’s rapidly commercializing.
The volcanic peaks Carihuairazo, Cayambe, and Illiniza Sur each saw serious accidents on August 13.
New Zealand student Anna Parsons has broken nearly every bone in her body following a trad fall on Snake Dike (5.7 R).
Zofia Reych’s work spans the full gamut of climbing’s history and manifold disciplines, blended with engrossing anecdotes from their own climbing story.
The world’s highest mountain is a sought-after prize, though rampant commercialization has significantly changed the climbing experience.
Catalan climber Edu Marín made the first free individual ascent of the legendary Nameless Tower route Eternal Flame (VI 7c+/5.13a 2,100 feet) on July 20, supported by his brother and 70-year-old father.
The American is a pioneering mixed and alpine climber, and one of the best female free soloists of all time.
Wes Schweitzer, a seven-year NFL offensive guard, began rock climbing five years into his professional career. He believes it’s had a remarkable effect.
Debris injures eight other climbers.
High in a remote alpine valley in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca, the most pristine limestone in the Americas is at risk of being swallowed by a colossal open-pit mine.
The pioneering American sport climber is among the best to ever tie in, and was arguably the world’s strongest rock climber for almost 20 years.
The 3,500-foot 5.10d, Guaranteed Rugged, was a multi-year undertaking for Brent Nixon, Lisa Newhook, Sean Draper, and Kate Naus.
Jackson Marvell, Alan Rousseau, and Matt Cornell completed Denali’s 9,000-foot Slovak Direct in under 22 hours.
The 67-year-old died after a fall on Independence Monument's Otto’s Route (5.8+)
The actress, dancer, photographer, and Nazi filmmaker was a close friend of Hitler, and one of the progenitors of the mountain film industry.
The second iteration of this climbing game is decidedly more enjoyable than the first, though the formula remains largely the same.
The American climber pushed the boundaries of free soloing and speed soloing, and was a preeminent highliner and BASE jumper.
The New Zealand mountaineer achieved international fame after his summit of the world’s highest peak in 1953. He also visited the North and South Pole, among other ventures.
The Slovenian is climbing’s first female Olympic medalist, the first woman to onsight 5.14b, and perhaps our sport’s strongest overall competitor