On 22/10/2010 in Korea’s capital Seoul the Japanese alpinists Yasushi Okada and Katsutake Yokoyama won the fifth edition of the Piolet d’or Asia, while the lifetime achievement award went to their fellow countryman Tsuneo Hasegawa.
Lincoln Lake GIANTS is a story about climbing in the high country of Colorado. Mt. Evans is a world renowned bouldering destination and the newest development has been at Lincoln Lake near the summit of the 14,000 Ft Mountain.
Sean Leary and Dean Potter have broken the two-year-old speed record for climbing the Nose of El Capitan, climbing the 31-pitch route in 2 hours 36 minutes 45 seconds. That’s a mere 20 seconds faster than the mark established by Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama in October 2008.
British rock climber Dave Birkett has carried out the first ascent of Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9 6c at Dyer’s Lookout, Devon, England.
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With nearly 50 athletes from around the world and hundreds of climbers from across the Americas arriving at the massive El Chonta cave outside of Taxco, Mexico.
Leo Houlding is now back in the UK after his successful ascent of his new route The Prophet on El Capitan. Houlding, partnered by Jason Pickles, managed to free climb the last remaining hard pitch (A1 Beauty) on his last day in the valley before a frantic flight home to give a lecture tour. Alastair […]
Various lines on the many different types of stone that season the san juan mnts. in southern colorado..
Michele Caminati spent twelve days at Fontainebleau, where he got some good reps and above all “batteries recharged” as he wrote in his blog.
British climber Leo Holding has freed The Prophet, another free route on El Capitan, Yosemite.
Jeb Corliss’s favourite wing-suit flights
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