Chris Sharma, whose attention has been focused on towering 5.15 sport routes, demonstrated on Saturday that he still has the power and cool-headed competitiveness to beat America’s best in a head-to-head bouldering comp.
In March an international group of climbers including Leopoldo Faria from Portugal forged a 400m line up poor rock on El Gigante in Mexico.
Some footage from a rather wet week in Fontainebleau during February 2010.
The Earth Treks Roc Comp in Timonium, MD featured climbers like Daniel Woods, Paul Robinson, Alex Puccio, Vasya Varotnikov, Alex Johnson, Lisa Rands, and Chris Sharma.
Have you ever heard about ROTPUNKT?! Or REDPOINT? On these rocks the local climbers(Mr.Kurt Albert above all) were use to paint a red dot on every route they were able to climb with no falls!…
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Two of the most common questions from climbers about climbing ropes are: Why do I need a middle mark on my rope? and How do I mark the middle of my rope?
Malcolm Smith has added yet another hard problem at the Dumbarton boulders. Firefight, 8B, climbs the Pressure cave, then links into and finishes up Firestarter, 8A. Full story on the Stone country blog.
“Daredevil,” “brave,” “nutter” — these are some of the descriptions usually applied to Alain Robert, the legendary urban climber. Robert has made his name by risking his life to scale some of the world’s highest landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and Taipei 101.
If confirmed, it’s the hardest problem in Sweden, and a contender for the top spot in Scandinavia. Congrats Stefan! Great effort!
Iker Pou has made the 2nd ascent of Il Domani, 9a, at Baltzola, a mega resistance route according to him.
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