Video: The Wizard’s Apprentice – Excerpt (Melloblocco 2012 invitation)

A climbing film climbing that will feature Adam Ondra.


White Water Kayaking – Consumed

Whitewater kayaker Hendrik Coetzee had decided to call it a career after a decade of first descents on the wildest rivers in Africa. The river’s most feared predator had a different ending in store.

New routes at De Pakhuys

New routes at De Pakhuys…

The New and Updated Guide to waterval Boven

New routes continue to be opened on the wonderful cliffs of Boven; the updated guide includes new access and route info and is now at 126 pages!


Table Mountain confirmed as Natural Wonder

Table Mountain’s status as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature has become official after an international audit confirmed the result of a global voting process.

Video: Viva Patagonia – First Ascent

The mountain wanted to devour me, and hold me in its stomach forever. This route was going to be the longest climb of my life. A vertical net gain of 2000 meters seemed nearly impossible at my ability level. I wanted to climb the route more than I have ever wanted to climb anything else in my life.

Video: Boulder Worldcup Vienna 2012

Footage of the Boulder Worldcup from Vienna


Sasha DiGiulian sends second 9a

Sasha DiGiulian has done it again – after ‘Pure Imagination’ (36/9a), she sends ‘Era Bella’ (36/9a) that was established by Chris Sharma in Spanish Margalef.


Ueli Steck Interview: “If I don’t take myself out of this game – I will die”

The powerful Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck is acclimatizing for an ascent of Everest’s Southeast Ridge without supplemental oxygen, according to a World Radio Switzerland podcast. In a basecamp interview three days ago, Steck says that “If I don’t take myself out of the game, I will die sooner rather than later.”


Video: A Belgian in Ireland

Lolo on Siren (E3 5c) and Kleptomaniac (E3 6a), in Ailladie, Co. Clare, Ireland