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Mescalito project El Capitan, Caldwell and Jorgeson progress

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were working on the immensely difficult Mescalito project on El Capitan in Yosemite. The summer set in before the two managed to free all the pitches of this massive big wall and now, with cooler autumn temperatures, they are back and climbing predominantly in the dark.

ET, new climbing area on Kalymnos

Rock climbing on Kalymnos, Greece, continues to expand, with over 1700 routes in 64 sectors. To celebrate the revised edition of the latest guideboo kAris Theodoropoulos introduces the latest crag ET.


Another Free Line on North Face of Eiger

Robert Jasper and Roger Schaeli, well-known German and Swiss professional mountaineers, became the first climbers to free-climb the John Harlin direttissima (“most direct”) route with the Heckmair exit on the north face of the Eiger.