On October 10, Tommy Caldwell and a new climbing partner, Jonathan Siegrist, will head to Yosemite Valley to once again attempt the world’s hardest big-wall free climb, the Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
If you happen to be in a passenger jet flying across the US on Tuesday morning and see a man in a space suit hurtle past the window at 690mph, don’t be alarmed. It’s just Felix Baumgartner two-thirds of the way through his record-breaking leap to Earth.
It’s either now or never: this is what is suggesting Marco Scolaris, the President of the IFSC, the international Federation of sport climbing.
He’d eventually lose his right leg eight inches below his knee, but DeMartino did return to climbing.
At Hanshelleren cave of Flatanger, Norway, Adam Ondra has been working on a 55m long project, rumored to be 38/9b+.
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Eduardo Uribina sends La Bocina after a month of projecting the route in the stunning cave climbing zone, El Chonta. El Chonta is about 30 km from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico.
Joe Möhle is the Rockchicks Jock of the month
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Orbayu route, proposed as a 8c+/9a difficulty, is arguably the world’s hardest multiple route in big walls.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012 ticket bookings are now open at Ster-Kinekor cinemas.
Climbing is on the shortlist for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. Whether or not this is “good” for climbing may still be a fun thing for the usual online amateurs to debate…