Arjan De Kock on Big Island, Fontainbleau

Update: Arjan De Kock grabs the 3rd ascent of The Big Island, 8C

Arjan De Kock is cranking rather hard lately and has repeated both The big island, 8C, and Satan i helvete assis, 8B+.


Monkey See, Monkey Do

He’s also been soloing quite a few hard routes including Switchbitch and Shad

Weaver trads Monster

Brian Weaver led Monster (29) on Trad gear over the weekend.


Teenager nicknamed ‘Japanese Spider-Man’ – the best free-climber in the world

Toru Nakajima, 17, is midway through his fearless quest to tackle the world’s most difficult climbs.

Adam Ondra at Bus De Vela upadate

On Saturday, April 7, 2012 Adam Ondra has succeeded in the ascent of his eighth 8c + on sight.


Amuri Tepui, the Venezuela climbing details by Nico Favresse

Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon : Part 1

This story was written in 2005, and a much shorter version was published in the Mountain Gazette. It was heavily revised in 2012 for Mehall’s upcoming book, Climbing Out of Bed.

Video: VF0T9 | Ramon Julián “Ramonet”

From 0 To 9 reflects nature reality and limits through the life of some of the best sport climbers in the world.

Video: Insomnio 8C (FA)

Nacho Sánchez has established his second V15 with Insomnio at Cova de la Gota in Crevillente, Spain.

Video: King Joker 7A+

Phlip Olivier on the first ascent of “King Joker” 7A+ at Paarl Rock.

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