Brittany Goris Ticks "East Coast Fist Bump" (5.14a), Joins Small Group of Women to Send 5.14 Trad
Brittany Goris Ticks “East Coast Fist Bump” (5.14a), Joins Small Group of Women to Send 5.14 Trad
On Thursday, January 7, Brittany Goris scored the first female ascent of East Coast Fist Bump (5.14a). Rock and Ice spoke wi...
“Open Book,” the FIRST 5.9 – A Rock Climbing Story
When Royal Robbins did the first free ascent of Open Book in 1952, it was one of the hardest routes in the country and became the firs...
Should Rock Climbing Be Banned on Sacred Land?
Should rock climbing be banned on sacred land? Many First Nation people in Australia are calling for it on their local sites. But it could spell...
K2 Climbed in Winter for the First Time!
Around 5:00 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2021, a team of 10 Sherpas and Nepalis stood on the summit of the world’s second-highest mountain, K2,...
Weekend Whipper: Blown Onsight of “Left Unconquerable” (E1 5b), Stanage Edge
Left Unconquerable remains unconquered, at least for this fellow 😉
Alan Arnette: Winter K2 Update | Summit Push in a Few Hours!
The historic first winter summit of K2 may happen on Saturday, January 16, 2021, by an all Nepali team.
Double Vision: Rock and Ice and Climbing Magazines Come Together
By The editors, Rock an... | 01.11.2021
Injury-Free Bouldering: 15 Tips to Keep You Healthy and Strong
Bouldering is a high-risk activity. Performing well while avoiding injury is both an art and a science. It’s not just about warming up, but getting your tactics right and developingView More....
Forgotten First Ascents: South Face, (Exum) Minaret Peak, Iran, 1998
Hooman Apri, Abbas Jafari, Jean Weiss and Al Read put up a newRead More....
Forgotten First Ascents: "Nature and Technology," Greenland, 2000
This 800-meter line was first climbed by Italians Alberto Zucchetti and Paolo PaglinoRead More....
Forgotten First Ascents: "Not So Auto," Monk's Cowl, South Africa, 2003
This 400-meter 5.12b tracks a line up one of South Africa’s most iconicRead More....