How hard is 5.14? Let pain be your guide

I’m sorry it’s been a while, (like a whole week), but life takes time to settle back into sometimes from a road trip, I still haven’t unpacked. For those who don’t know, I was lucky enough to be in Southern California for a short time last week during a cool spell of weather…

British climber dies after reaching Everest summit

A British climber died hours after reaching the summit of Mount Everest as he was unable to descend and fellow climbers couldn’t bring him down, his climbing team and a Chinese official said Thursday.


Video: Steve McClure climbing Batshadow 8c+ at Malham Cove

Steve McClure climbing his longest route ever, Batshadow 8c+ at Malham Cove, England.


Jakob Schubert – 9A

Jakob Schubert (19) sent Hades 9A in Nassereith (Tyrol – Austria)

Teen Climber Stirs Controversy with Everest Summit

A 13-year-old American made history on 22 May by becoming the youngest person to summit Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain. Jordan Romero tackled the dangerous peak in his quest to conquer the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on all seven continents. But his climb has attracted as much criticism as it has praise, with […]


Teva Mountain Games Kick Off Thursday, June 3

Some 2,000 athletes and 40,000 spectators are expected to descend on the Rocky Mountain town of Vail, Colorado, for four days full of mountain adventure sports, art, and entertainment

World Cup Wrap-up from Vienna

At the second Bouldering World Cup of 2010 in Vienna, Austria, Japan’s Akiyo Noguchi and Momoka Oda ruled the women’s podium while Austria’s Kilian Fischhuber continued his reign in men’s finals.


Active Interest Media Buys Climbing and Urban Climber

Active Interest Media has completed an agreement to purchase Skram Media’s Climbing, UCTV, and Urban Climber brands, adding them to the recently formed Outdoor Group, which currently includes Backpacker, SNEWS®, and National Parks Interactive…

Video: The Consolation Prize

Mike McClure sending the Consolation Prize in Castle Rock State Park, ID. The problem climbs Warpath until it’s crux V9/10 ending and continues left through the cave to finish on a V8 called The Smell.

New 1000m F8b in Arco, Italy

Jorg Verhoeven and David Lama have climbed a new 1000m free route close to Arco, Italy.