Mike McClure sending the Consolation Prize in Castle Rock State Park, ID. The problem climbs Warpath until it’s crux V9/10 ending and continues left through the cave to finish on a V8 called The Smell.
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Jorg Verhoeven and David Lama have climbed a new 1000m free route close to Arco, Italy.
Seymour and McPhee, who were ahead during the expedition, took a wrong turn and ended up losing track of the rest of the team.
This year’s national finals was held at the St Peters Bouldering Wall in Johannesburg on Saturday the 24th of April. This marked the first year that the finals are indoors as well as representation from almost every province.
Numerous seasons of effort and many failed attempts have now been resolved with Carlo nabbing the 6th ascent of Jade.
Tags: Carlo Traversi
Jakob Schubert has done Hades, 9a in Nassereith.
Appeal by Salavat Rakhmetov for his daughter ZailaAppeal by Salavat Rakhmetov for his daughter Zaila
Following a serious accident to his daughter Zaila, the Russian climber Salavat Rakhmetov has launched an appeal to the entire climbing community.
Spanish climber Edurne Pasaban conceded she is the second woman to scale the world’s 14 highest peaks but questioned whether the South Korean woman who holds the title actually completed the record.
The Big Daddy Overhang (5.12b) in Squamish, British Columbia now has a Sugar Daddy thanks to Sonnie Trotter’s new all-gear variation, which clocks in at 5.14.
Tags: Sonnie Trotter
Polish climber Mateusz Haladaj has repeated his third 9a, Martin Krpan at Misja Pec, Slovenia.
Ueli is back in Yosemite National Park with the hope of breaking the speed record on El Capitan.
Tags: Ueli Steck
“The challenge for me after finishing rugby was, in 12 months, to go from complete novice to the highest point in the world.”
A day in the life of Danilo Pereyra working “Chikane” a very hard and technical 8c+ in Siurana, Spain.
A 13-year-old American boy became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest on Saturday, breaking the former record as part of his quest to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents.
With her successful ascent of Mt Everest this morning, Mandy Ramsden has become the first South African woman to bag all Seven Summits.
On 15/05/2010 the first of the seven stage Bouldering World Cup 2010 was won in Greifensee (Switzerland) by Kilian Fischhuber (AUT) and Alex Johnson (USA). Adam Ondra (CZE) and Akiyo Noguchi (JPN) placed second, while Christian Core (ITA) and Chloé Graftiaux (BEL) finished third.
Black Diamond athlete Nalle Hukkataival is from Finland and even though his global travels don’t leave him much time in his homeland, he has managed to discover and establish some amazing problem hidden in the forests of Finland. Here’s an excerpt from Chuck Fryberger’s latest film Core that showcases Nalle bouldering on some of Finland’s hardest problems.
In a repeat of their respective performances at ABS Nationals a few months ago, Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio each took first place in the finals at The Spot’s Battle in the Bubble pro invitational on Saturday.
We have a new route and new summit to tackle. I am incredibly pleased to announce that Black Diamond is entering into a transaction with Clarus Corporation that will simultaneously make us a public company and merge the operations of Gregory Mountain Products with Black Diamond.
Last April 21st Italians Gianluca Marra, Francesco Civra, Luca Rolli and Davide Capozzi carried out the (probably) first descent on ski and snow-board of the Voie Anderson on the East face of Mont Maudit – Mont blanc.
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