Interview with Austrian climber Hansjorg Auer after the 22 April first free ascent of Hallucinogen Wall 5.13+/R in the Black Canyon, Colorado, USA.
I was hooked. But it was the beauty of a high line at Maalgat that really appealed, and I wanted more.
Rock climbing photography can be a surprisingly difficult domain. Though many climbers are also photo enthusiasts, it is all too easy to come back with a lot of butt pictures and photos of piles of choss.
Niel Mostert and I had a meeting with SANParks Table Mountain National Park section rangers yesterday.
Following a via ferrata accident on Thursday the 5th of May 2011 we launched – by reason of precaution – a voluntary product safety alert to inspect our SCORPIO via ferrata lanyards manufactured prior to March 2005.
Using Night Vision Goggles the crew of the Oryx had to position the helicopter as close as possible to the fallen man whilst maintaining sufficient distance from the dark cliff faces.
Tags: Search and Rescue
No rest for the (un)weary: on a recent trip to England, Adam Ondra snagged the second ascent of Steve McClure’s Overshadow at Malham Cove, for which McClure proposed 5.15a after his FA in 2007.
American guide Michael Horst has climbed Mt. Everest and Lhotse, the highest and fourth-highest mountains in the world, with less than 21 hours between the two summits.