Chris Sharma recently sent “Chaxi” 9a+ (the second part of “Chaxiraxi” 9b that Adam Ondra climbed recently) and “Fight or Flight” 9b in Oliana in the same day!
Jason Temple-Forbes sent his long term project at Oudtshoorn during the past Easter holidays.
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It’s not every girl who gets to celebrate her big day with a 5 am wake up call to a fresh Mexican birthday cake and then a hike in the heat of the morning to a limestone cave, home of deadly chinches and long drop toilets.
Jain Kim and Kilian Fischhuber were the winners of the first Boulder World Cup of the 2011 season in Milano.
Swiss mountain guide Erhard Loretan, one of the few climbers to reach the summits of all 14 of the world’s peaks above 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), died April 28 in a climbing accident on his 52nd birthday.
Enzo Oddo (16) and Dave Firnenburg (15) both repeated Chris Sharma’s 45m rig Era bella, 9a, in the La visera de la coma sector at Margalef.
Germany’s Dorothea Karalus has made the potential second female ascent of Magic Wood’s Pura Vida (V12/13).
Emily Harrington has climbed Full Equip (5.14b) in Oliana, Spain, marking her eighth 5.14 send.
The search for unclimbed big walls continues as Sean, Nico, Olivier, Ben and Bob sail Greenland’s icy fjords.
Adam Ondra has put up another potential 5.15b at Villanueva del Rosario in southern Spain.
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