Weekend Whipper: Skipped Clip, Long Whip
Sometimes you just gotta skip the clip!
Mobility and Flexibility
Understanding the finer points of mobility and flexibility, and why we need both to climb our best.
CAMP/Cassin Alpinist Tech Crampons
The Alpinst Tech’s versatility on mixed terrain and pure ice make it one of the best new crampon models around.
Snapshot: Molly Thompson-Smith
The U.K. comp-climber Molly Thompson-Smith blooms on the rock.
Salat Al Zuhr: Parkinson’s Disease, Allah, and Cathedral Peak
An excerpt from “Salat Al Zuhr”—an essay in Lucas Roman’s new collection By Lucas Roman | February 23rd, 2021
Genesis: Our First Pro Comp Was the Most Conflicted
When the first international competition came to these shores, it was a big unknown, with many opposed. It could have been a bust. One guy saved it.Read 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....