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Onsight Climbing Tips for Sport Climbers

An onsight is successfully sending a route on your first try without any information/beta. In most cases, you will onsight only climbs that are easy …

Climbing

The Highs of Climbing Mont Blanc

Hiking up western Europe’s highest mountain in a weekend is a steep—but satisfying—task<p>By<p>Michelle Jana Chan<p><b>IT’S JUST AFTER</b> midnight but the snow is glistening in the light of a harvest moon—and our headlamps. I look up, enchanted, at the silhouettes of jagged Alpine peaks and processions of fellow …

Mountaineering

Cryptocurrency Round-Up: Litecoin Price Plunge; Silk Road Winner & Russian Bitcoin Backdown

• Bitcoin Price: £374.91 (via CoinDesk.com)<p>Bitcoin saw significant increase in value over the last week but that has plateaued in the last 24 hours.<p>The …

Unbelayvable: Belayer Snack Breaks And Prusik Perils

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>142<p>142<p>SHARES<p><i>Every Monday we publish the most unbelievable stories of climbing stupidity submitted by our readers.</i> …

Climbing

Where Are the Best Places for Portaledge Camping?

<i>A:</i><p>Like any real estate choice, camping is all about location, location, location. Camping on a portaledge—a deployable, hanging-tent system—gives rock climbers locations worth bragging about: unimpeded views, no noisy neighbors, and everything from egress to big-wall climbs.<p>In the U.S., there’s no …

Climbing

Injury Management and Prevention: Fingers

27th April, 2014<p>This has been read 228,150 times<p><i>Climbing coach Robin O'Leary teams up with top physiotherapist Nina Leonfellner to help climbers</i> …

More Ladders on Everest

Nepal’s tourism ministry proposed installing ladders on Everest’s Hillary Step for a second time early Monday morning. The government body already announced that additional ropes would be fixed on congested ice walls, including the Hillary Step, for the upcoming season in an effort to ease major …

Mountaineering

Ondra Completes Third 5.15c First Ascent

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>37<p>37<p>SHARES<p>12/5/13 - The 20-year-old Czech climber Adam Ondra has redpointed his third 9b+ (5.15c) first ascent, this …

Climbing

Fontainebleau on ilooove.it

ilooove.it helps climbers around the world to share their passion, discover new spots and make new friends in an inspiring way

Climbing

Defying Gravity: Woods Establishes V15 in Colorado

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>36<p>36<p>SHARES<p>11/21/13 - Daniel Woods has claimed his 19th (that's right, <i>19th*</i>) V15 boulder problem with the first …

Climbing

Which of These Game-Changers Will Be Crowned 2014 Adventurer of the Year?

Over the past 125 years, The National Geographic Society has funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation, and exploration projects …

Key West

The Action Fund and The Jackal (5.14)

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Tyler Willcut is the founder of The Action Fund, a nonprofit that works to replace and update aged, fixed …

Climbing

Forearm Conditioning Tips for the Climbing Off-Season

The temperature is dropping, precipitation is imminent, and the weather is growing gloomier by the day. In other words, the off-season for rock …

Prevent Quickdraw Failure

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>11<p>11<p>SHARES<p>The death of 12-year-old Tito Traversa, an Italian who climbed multiple 5.14s, shocked the community in …

Cheyne Lempe Breaks Salathé Solo Record

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>248<p>248<p>SHARES<p>11/11/13 - Cheyne Lempe, 22, has completed the second one-day rope-solo ascent of the <i>Salathé Wall</i> on El …

Climbing

First Ascent of Beautiful Peak in China

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>90<p>90<p>SHARES<p>11/12/13 - American Dave Anderson and his Taiwanese and Chinese partners made the first ascent of a …

Mountaineering

One Wild Ride: Untamed Adventure in an unlikely climbers' paradise

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>32<p>32<p>SHARES<p>I’ve been accused of something called “sport traveling.”<p>If there’s potential for rock climbing in an area …

Climbing

Wall of Paine: Elusive Patagonian Wall Climbed, But Still No Summit

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>33<p>33<p>SHARES<p>11/16/13 - British climbers Jerry Gore, Calum Muskett, and Mike "Twid" Turner, along with French cameraman …

Climbing

Video: Ueli Steck Talks Annapurna (and Everest!) With EpicTV (Part 3)

The third part of Ueli Steck's interview with EpicTV was posted earlier this week, bringing an end to this very interesting and engaging series. In …

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Winning at Your Own Head Game

I love the physical aspects of climbing – the burn after a quick, intense gym session or feeling completely spent after a long day at the crag. But …