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Adam Ondra interview

When you started to work “Tough Enough”, was there chalk on the holds? Some pitches were well chalked (Mora Mora or Hercule), but for example Gecko or Frigo very little, which were the only pitches I did not manage to onsight, but to be honest it isn’t the only reason I failed to onsight them.

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Tech Tip – Technique – Whispers of Wisdom

Nothing is more frustrating than falling because your foot slipped. It’s not frustrating because you passed the crux, were still fresh, or had just one move to finish your project. No, it’s frustrating because it’s preventable.

Dean Potter FA of King Air

The Le Conte boulder, also known as the House Keeping boulder, is in Yosemite Valley, California. For more than a decade, I’d been trying to figure out the proudest, tallest line on the block, with no luck.

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Cape Rock News

The MCSA rock climbing sub-committee is currently trying to increase the membership of the Cape Rock News (CRN) – the email newsgroup sent out to Cape rock climbers.

Eiger Direttissima free climbed

Continuing their quest to free the great classics of the Eiger, Robert Jasper and Roger Schaeli have more or less followed the John Harlin Route, the original direttissima on the North Face, at M8- and 7a.

Mescalito project El Capitan, Caldwell and Jorgeson progress

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were working on the immensely difficult Mescalito project on El Capitan in Yosemite. The summer set in before the two managed to free all the pitches of this massive big wall and now, with cooler autumn temperatures, they are back and climbing predominantly in the dark.