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Climbing Magazine Gallery 188-205

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Sunset on the Everest massif from Gokyo Ri, Nepal © Photo by Colin Monteath

Sunset on the Everest massif from Gokyo Ri, Nepal © Photo by Colin Monteath

The streets of Kathmandu at night © Photo by Neal Beidleman

The streets of Kathmandu at night © Photo by Neal Beidleman

Matt Jackson never knew 5.7 could be so steep.  The Totem Pole, Needles, South Dakota © Photo by Johnny Sundby

Matt Jackson never knew 5.7 could be so steep. The Totem Pole, Needles, South Dakota © Photo by Johnny Sundby

Beat Kammerlander on the sweeping fifth pitch of Silbergeier (5.14a), Austria © Photo by Peter Mathis

Beat Kammerlander on the sweeping fifth pitch of Silbergeier (5.14a), Austria © Photo by Peter Mathis

Zach Bishop hammering the Cadlestick (WI 5), Santaquin, Utah © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Zach Bishop hammering the Cadlestick (WI 5), Santaquin, Utah © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Jared Ogden under the stars, Great Trango Tower, Pakistan © Photo by Jared Ogden

Jared Ogden under the stars, Great Trango Tower, Pakistan © Photo by Jared Ogden

Jason Campbell squeezing tight on a 5.13c at Montgroni, Spain © Photo by Jorge Visser

Jason Campbell squeezing tight on a 5.13c at Montgroni, Spain © Photo by Jorge Visser

Hans Johnstone above the mist on the golden Exum Ridge (5.8), Grand Teton, WY © Photo by Ace Kvale

Hans Johnstone above the mist on the golden Exum Ridge (5.8), Grand Teton, WY © Photo by Ace Kvale

Scott Woolums dwarfed in the Valle Silencio, Torres del Paine, Chile © Photo by Todd Rutledge

Scott Woolums dwarfed in the Valle Silencio, Torres del Paine, Chile © Photo by Todd Rutledge

Emma Williams riding the crest of Pssh (5.13a), La Mussara, Sierra de Prades, Spain © Photo by Mark Glaister

Emma Williams riding the crest of Pssh (5.13a), La Mussara, Sierra de Prades, Spain © Photo by Mark Glaister

Leo Houlding making the first ascent of Trauma (5.13 R/X), Llanberis Pass, Wales © Photo by Ray Wood

Leo Houlding making the first ascent of Trauma (5.13 R/X), Llanberis Pass, Wales © Photo by Ray Wood

David Bernal wishes he loosened his necklace. El Conte del Faracon (5.13b), France © Photo by  Stephan Denys

David Bernal wishes he loosened his necklace. El Conte del Faracon (5.13b), France © Photo by Stephan Denys

John Burcham finds religion in Valley of the Gods, Utah © Photo by John Burcham

John Burcham finds religion in Valley of the Gods, Utah © Photo by John Burcham

Gerhard Horhager finds The Will to Live (V10), Boulderscala, Austria © Photo by Peter Mathis

Gerhard Horhager finds The Will to Live (V10), Boulderscala, Austria © Photo by Peter Mathis

Fred Nicole turning heads on Le Champignon (V8), Mali © Photo by Stephan Denys

Fred Nicole turning heads on Le Champignon (V8), Mali © Photo by Stephan Denys

For what it's worth, Seth Shaw places a screw on Nine (WI 6 X), Alberta © Photo by Cameron Lawson

For what it’s worth, Seth Shaw places a screw on Nine (WI 6 X), Alberta © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Byron Shumpert on Little Wing (V7), Stinson Beach, California © Photo by Jim Thornburg

Byron Shumpert on Little Wing (V7), Stinson Beach, California © Photo by Jim Thornburg

Huw Widdowson caught in the Scourge (5.10a), Arapiles, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Huw Widdowson caught in the Scourge (5.10a), Arapiles, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Lupine Meadows and the Tetons, WY © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Lupine Meadows and the Tetons, WY © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Sue Nott crushing her Nemesis (WI 6), Stanley Headwall, Alberta © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Sue Nott crushing her Nemesis (WI 6), Stanley Headwall, Alberta © Photo by Cameron Lawson

David Jones on his new route Feather Boa (5.13a), The Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

David Jones on his new route Feather Boa (5.13a), The Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Another small fingerlock on Carol's Crack (5.11), Devils Tower, WY © Photo by Greg von Doersten

Another small fingerlock on Carol’s Crack (5.11), Devils Tower, WY © Photo by Greg von Doersten

Annie Overlin pebble picking the Red Wall's umpteenth variation, Center Left Route (V3), Flagstaff Mountain, CO © Photo by Pete Takeda

Annie Overlin pebble picking the Red Wall’s umpteenth variation, Center Left Route (V3), Flagstaff Mountain, CO © Photo by Pete Takeda

Steve Denunzio is the early bird for Head Arete (5.10+), Acadia National Park, ME © Photo by Tyler Stableford

Steve Denunzio is the early bird for Head Arete (5.10+), Acadia National Park, ME © Photo by Tyler Stableford

Jason Krous gets a mouthful on Lunar Ecstasy (5.9 A3), Zion National Park, UT © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Jason Krous gets a mouthful on Lunar Ecstasy (5.9 A3), Zion National Park, UT © Photo by Cameron Lawson

Kit Katzenbach passing through the second icefall on the north side of Mount Siniolchu (6,887 meters), India © Photo by Pat Morrow

Kit Katzenbach passing through the second icefall on the north side of Mount Siniolchu (6,887 meters), India © Photo by Pat Morrow

Lynn Hill and Nancy Feagin tackling the crux second pitch of Serpentine (5.13b), Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Lynn Hill and Nancy Feagin tackling the crux second pitch of Serpentine (5.13b), Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Earl Anderson Leading the fourth pitch of the 1100-foot La Pomme d'Or (WI 5+), Quebec © Photo by Peter Cole

Earl Anderson Leading the fourth pitch of the 1100-foot La Pomme d’Or (WI 5+), Quebec © Photo by Peter Cole

J.C. Lafaille climbing France's 500-foot-high Emosson Dam, the tallest artificial climbing wall in the world © Photo by Philippe Poulet

J.C. Lafaille climbing France’s 500-foot-high Emosson Dam, the tallest artificial climbing wall in the world © Photo by Philippe Poulet

Nancy Feagin searching for holds on the Dance of Life (5.12a A0), Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Nancy Feagin searching for holds on the Dance of Life (5.12a A0), Grampians, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Erik Svab flashing Never Say Never (M8+), Valgrisenche, Italy © Photo by Andrea Gallo

Erik Svab flashing Never Say Never (M8+), Valgrisenche, Italy © Photo by Andrea Gallo

Sam Krieg cutting loose on Take That, Katie Brown (5.13b), Red River Gorge, Kentucky © Photo by Michael Clark

Sam Krieg cutting loose on Take That, Katie Brown (5.13b), Red River Gorge, Kentucky © Photo by Michael Clark

Climbing the crux face pitch of East Buttress (5.10c) of Middle Cathedral Rock, Yosemite © Photo by Chris Falkenstein

Climbing the crux face pitch of East Buttress (5.10c) of Middle Cathedral Rock, Yosemite © Photo by Chris Falkenstein

Chris Schlotfeldt Jamming the Phoenix (5.13a), Cascade Cliff, Yosemite © Photo by Corey Rich

Chris Schlotfeldt Jamming the Phoenix (5.13a), Cascade Cliff, Yosemite © Photo by Corey Rich

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Easier seen than done.  Big Baby (5.11+), Indian Creek, Utah © Photo by Andrew Peacock

Easier seen than done. Big Baby (5.11+), Indian Creek, Utah © Photo by Andrew Peacock

Cerro Torre group, Patagonia © Photo by Ed Darrack

Cerro Torre group, Patagonia © Photo by Ed Darrack

J.C. Lafaille ice-caving in Devoluy, France © Photo by Philippe Poulet

J.C. Lafaille ice-caving in Devoluy, France © Photo by Philippe Poulet

Julie Kennedy on Mont Blanc's Brenva Spur, Italy © Photo by Michael Kennedy

Julie Kennedy on Mont Blanc’s Brenva Spur, Italy © Photo by Michael Kennedy

Glen Henderson on the prow of Delving Devoids (5.12), Margaret River, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Glen Henderson on the prow of Delving Devoids (5.12), Margaret River, Australia © Photo by Simon Carter

Climbers on Desert Shield (C3), Zion, Utah © Photo by Tommy Chandler

Climbers on Desert Shield (C3), Zion, Utah © Photo by Tommy Chandler

Climbing Magazine Gallery 188-205

Culture and climbing that span the globe. Photos from Nepal, Ice in Alberta, Bouldering in Mali and rock in South Dakota.