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Joe Kinder at Flatanger Cave, Norway.

Joe Kinder: 30 Days in Norway

The legendary Hanshelleren Cave in Flatanger, Norway, gained worldwide attention in the climbing community when Adam Ondra established two of the world’s hardest routes there. This year Joe Kinder decided that he had to see the cave for himself.

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Flatanger Cave

Joe Kinder Visits the World’s Hardest – Flatanger Cave

A relatively unknown Dutch flatlander named Jorg Verhoeven had established a 180-foot 5.14 in the belly of a cave in Northern Norway that looked deep enough to house a supermarket.

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Joe Kinder on Garbage Pail Kids at Rifle

After 5 days of cleaning, one of the funnest routes in Rifle was born: the very gymnastic and steep Garbage Pail Kids (8c).”


Joe Kinder Reflects on Aftermath of Controversial Tree-Cutting Incident

In early October 2013, professional climber Joe Kinder cut down two juniper trees, one alive and one dead, in Tahoe, California…

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The Essentials of Climbing: Overlooked Items

Joe Kinder talks about a few of the things he never heads to the crag without.


Rifle’s Hardest Route Goes Up

Rifle may have seen its hardest route go down this past weekend.


Videos: Joe Kinder sending Tiger Blood & Ondra on the FA of Chaxi Raxi (9b)

Joe Kinder sends Tiger Blood 5.14c (8c+) & Adam Ondra making the first ascent of Chaxi Raxi (9b) at Oliana, Spain.

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Kinder Has Tiger Blood (5.14c)

Joe Kinder completed a new route at the Blank Wall in Utah, naming it Tiger Blood and suggesting 5.14c.


Kinder Sends 5.14c Rifle Project

Joe Kinder finished another hard Rifle, Colorado, project yesterday with Waka Flocka Flame (5.14c), a link-up that starts on Waka Flocka (5.14b) and leads into Living the Dream (5.14a).