Fred Rouhling's "Akira," World's First Proposed 5.15b in 1995, Finally Repeated; Downgraded to 5.14d
Fred Rouhling’s “Akira,” World’s First Proposed 5.15b in 1995, Finally Repeated; Downgraded to 5.14d
Seb Bouin and Lucien Martinez have done the second and third ascents of Fred Rouhling’s infamous Akira, and suggested a big down...
Hippy Tree El Cap Collection
The perfect attire for the El Cap-obsessed or the climber in your life (not too early to start thinking about holiday gifts, hint hint.)
Weekend Whipper: Melissa Le Nevé Decks After Bolt Fails
Melissa Le Nevé takes one of the scariest whippers we’ve seen of late in this footage from Germany.
Climbing Advocacy Conference: A Global Perspective on Local Solutions [Recap!]
A recap of this year’s Climbing Advocacy Conference, organized by Access Fund and The Climbing Initiative, which brought together over 650...
Black Diamond Presents: Soul Deep | The Story of Memphis Rox
In the heart of Soulsville in south Memphis, Tennessee, a revolution is happening. And it all starts with climbing. This is the story of Memphis...
Pamir Pilgrimage | Frozen Ice, Frozen Roads and First Ascents in Central Asia
Rising over 15,000 feet, the Pamir Highway is the second-highest highway in the world. In January 2020, three geniuses set out to drive it in a fragile Russian van in the dead of winter.Watch....
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....
10 Tips For Taming Performance Anxiety in Climbing
Mind over matters: 10 Tips For Taming Peformance Anxiety in ClimbingView 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....