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Senator Proposes McKinley Name Change

Denali—an Athabascan word meaning “the high one,” commonly used by mountaineers and Alaskans—would become the “technically correct” name for the mountain.

High altitude 9a+ by Woods and more

Yuji Hirayama, Daniel Woods, James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini are in Borneo, in the high altitude Mount Kinabalu National Park to be precise.

Video: The Climbing Works International Festival 2012

The CWIF 2012 bouldering competition which took place on 10th and 11th March at the Climbing Works in Sheffield.

Video: The Rocklands post – week 1

The concentration of strong climbers is amazing, and the vibe is awesome. With cool temperatures and good weather on the way, no doubt some nice bouldering is on it’s way.


J-P Bouvier puts up 9A traverse in Font

55 year old Fontainbleau local and traverse master Jean-Pierre Bouvier has made the first ascent of Fou rire aller/retour for which he suggests 9A trav.

Video: Ice Climber Gets Lucky

Close call while Ice climbing in Kennedy Gully, USA

Urban Climber Magazine Calls it Quits

Urban Climber, founded by British publisher Mark Crowther, has published its last issue according to its Facebook posting.

Puigblanque Snags Second Ascent of Catxasa (5.15a)

Spanish climber Ramón Julian Puigblanque has made the second ascent of Chris Sharma’s Catxasa (5.15a) at Santa Linya, Spain.


Video: The Mountain In The Sea

A teaser for a proposed documentary about rock climbing and its history on Table Mountain, recently declared a ‘Natural Wonder of the World’, in Cape Town, South Africa.


Human Waste Melting Out From McKinley

Tons of human waste dumped into crevasses on Mt. McKinley’s glaciers could surface in the next two decades