A Guide to Climbing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Access Fund has produced a fantastic infographic with information about what kind of climbing is and is not permissible in the coming months as we all try to navigate our love for the rock amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
We all must do our part to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19. All indications are that we are in this for the long haul. While we’re still safer at home, we’ve pulled together some tips to follow if you do plan to go out and climb. And while you’re getting that gear dusted off, check out and sign The Climber’s Pact. More than ever, it’s the way to show up as we navigate this pandemic.
On Thursday, January 7, Brittany Goris scored the first female ascent of East Coast Fist Bump (5.14a). Rock and Ice spoke with her to get the lowdown.read more
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, on the border of Pakistan and China. It was the last of the world’s 14 8,000 meter peaks still unclimbed in winter.read more
The historic first winter summit of K2 may happen on Saturday, January 16, 2021, by an all Nepali team.read more