Everest is not capable of climbing the Yellow Band without fixed rope then they shouldn’t be there in the first place, but then this is an argument all about commercialism rather than about placing some bolts.
Beit Bridge baboons are making monkeys out of the nature conservation officials sent to prevent them stealing from people at the Limpopo border post, says Independent Democrats MP Joe McGluwa.
Working sherpas on the south side bagged the season’s first Everest summits today. Hordes of climbers will follow as soon as the current rough weather conditions improve.
Are you confused about which ropes to take to the crag? Do you know the difference between a half rope and a full rope? Do double ropes sometimes seem like more trouble than they’re worth? If this is you and you’re getting sweaty with your rope spaghetti, read on and we’ll do our best to […]
1970, picture it: a cherry-red Mustang guns it up the back roads out of a podunk Hudson Valley college town, burning rubber past farmhouses and orchards and around tree-lined hairpins toward a notch in ridge-top cliffs.
Young Adam Ondra is visiting Britain, in particular the climbs at Malham Cove and Kilnsey where he has climbed and attempted some of the hardest routes in the country established by Steve McClure.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – South Korean climber Oh Eun-sun on Monday defended her claim to be the first woman to scale all 14 of the world’s peaks over 8,000 metres after doubts were raised over one of her climbs last year.
The great mountain lies on the border between the two countries and they have disagreed for nearly 150 years over its exact height, which Nepal had put at 8,848 metres (29,029 feet) — nearly 13 feet more than the measurement used by China.
Just a quick reminder that the first High School Lead competition takes place this Friday and Saturday at Wonder Wall in Kya Sands.
I grew up in the desert so naturally I seek out the sun. I either make plans to travel to a warmer area or head for the boulders. This year was different and thankfully with a group that’s always psyched it was easy to stay motivated through the coldest months.