Jim Bridwell, Founder of YOSAR and Big-Wall Godfather, Dead at 73
On February 16, Jim “The Bird” Bridwell, captain of numerous El Cap voyages of physical and psychological expansion, inventor, writer, think...
Interview: Adam Ondra on Completing the World’s First 9a+/5.15a Flash
It wasn’t even six months ago that Ondra wowed with the world’s first 5.15d redpoint. Now he has pushed the sport in a different way...
How to Heel Hook – Improve Technique with Sports Science
Part one in a three-part series aimed at making you a better, smarter climber.
Over the Hill or Still Ascending? An Analysis of Climbing Performance and Age
Economist and data-wizard Chris Ring probes the question: As we age, does climbing hard go out the door? According to hard data, the answer is ...
First Look: Petzl’s New Ergonomic, Nomic and Quark Ice Tools
Petzl has been working on these three tools—one entirely new, the other two up...
How to Use a Hangboard
After recent miserable sport climbing performances, I’m finally knuckling down to address my weaknesses—and use the hangboard I bought 18 mo...
Highlights (Thus Far!) - 2018 Everyman’s Exposed Photo Contest
The best rock and alpine climbing photos from Rock and Ice’s 12th annual Everyman’s Exposed Photo Contest.View More....
Pulling Hard in the Polish Jura - By Pawel Wrona
The little sister to the better-known Frankenjura over in Germany, the Polish Jura, near Krakow, Poland, is one of the best kept secrets of powerful limestone sport climbing in Europe.View More....
Mallorca: DWS for Days - By Kathryn Dulny
We know where we’re booking our next vacation…View More....
First Look: Petzl's New Ergonomic, Nomic and Quark Ice Tools
Petzl has been working on these three tools—one entirely new, the other two updated versions of existing tools—for years now. Available fall 2018!Read More....