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SKILLS: How to Rope Solo - with Pete Whittaker

Rope soloing is simply the ability to climb alone, yet still have the safety of being attached to a rope (rather than free-soloing). It involves …

Free Solo - Trailer | National Geographic

Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist Get Out of Their Comfort Zones

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Before Alex Honnold's <i>Nose</i> speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent <i>Jumbo Love</i>, the pair teamed up this spring for some …

Watch this Awesome Time Lapse of a World Record Speed Climb

Photographer Tristan Greszko captured this amazing time-lapse of climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds setting a new speed record for climbing The …

Avid rock climber & photographer converts a pop-top van into stealth camper (Video)

Mobile lifestyles are gaining some traction in the wider consciousness, thanks in part to a growing gig economy, new technologies that let you work …

Trailer: The Dawn Wall (Feature Film)

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>From Red Bull Media House and Sender Films:</i><p>In January, 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their …

The 8 Bad Habits of Climbing—And Their Remedies

All climbers have their list of personal pet peeves—for many of my generation it starts with groups of ten or more, never having done a multi-pitch …

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Watch: Adam Ondra Climbs World’s Hardest Route, Silence, in Feature Film

When he topped out, there was no yelling. Just silence.Sport climbing phenom Adam Ondra sent the world’s first 5.15d, Silence, this fall. Watch the …

Angela Eiter / First woman to climb 9b interview

Interview with Austrian climber Angela Eiter after becoming the first female to climb 9b: La planta de shiva at Villanueva del Rosario in Spain.

Yosemite's El Capitan Rock Fall: Killed Briton Andrew Foster 'Died Saving Wife'

They had been celebrating their first wedding anniversary.<p>A British climber who was crushed by falling rocks at Yosemite National Park was killed …

DESTINATION GUIDE: Tensleep Canyon: A Wilderness Paradise

<b>Tensleep Canyon: one of America's best sport climbing destinations. Hidden away in rural Northern Wyoming, this paradise of dolomite pocket-pulling</b> …

5 Ways to Train Smarter in the Gym to Climb Harder Outdoors

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>You’ve all seen “that guy”—that gym-honed freak who blasts through campus ladders and sends the gym’s hardest problems only to …

DESTINATION GUIDE: Vedauwoo, Wyoming - A Crack Climbing Paradise

Vedauwoo is crack climbing gem of a location, that's virtually unknown amongst Brits. It's situated in Wyoming, just North of Denver and 6 hours east …

How to Climb Roofs

Mitigate fear and pull roofs like a pro<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Horizontal roofs, super steeps, and overhangs are among the most intimidating features in …

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Climbing Magazine

Learning to tie hitches one-handed will improve your overall efficiency on long routes (and impress your friends to boot).

Learn to Climb Trad: Knots, Rappelling, and Logistics

More fundamentals for multi-pitch awesomeness to get you to the top—and back down—safely.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>This is part four of our series, Learn</i> …

Behind the Scenes of Alex Honnold's Freerider Free Solo

What it took to free solo El Capitan<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>“So stoked.I just sent the proj!” Alex Honnold said in a voicemail from El Capitan on June 3. …

Margo Hayes Tests Her Strengths at Cafe Kraft

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Margo Hayes stops by Germany's famed Cafe Kraft training gym for an objective test of her abilities (along with "some random guy" …

Peaches Preaches: Battling the Bubble

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>"You walk without a sense of purpose," a Berkeley bar manager once told James "Peaches" Lucas before firing him. A dedicated</i> …

40 Climbing Lessons

<i>by Mark Anderson</i><p>A few years ago Steve Bechtel gave me an article called “40 Years of Insight” by strength Coach Dan John. The article is a list of 40 …

How to Identify Bad Climbing Bolts

Identify, plan for, and mitigate the hazards caused by sketchy bolts<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>When we encounter a bolt, we have no idea whether it’s good, …

Sore muscles from climbing? Find relief with this 6-minute yoga flow

Any climber knows that hoisting yourself up rocks and other natural obstacles requires an immense amount of strength and flexibility.<p>So, with …

The 6 Best Tips for Becoming the Worst Trad Climber

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Making the progression from sport to trad can be daunting. It’s a hell of a steep learning curve. Traditional climbing is no mere …

Adam Ondra's Training Video Series (NEW EPISODE)

<i>In a new series from</i> EpicTV<i>, Adam Ondra takes us through the fundamentals of training and making gains in climbing. We’re not all going to be able to</i> …

Unsent: How to Not Train

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Unsent /un-sent/ 1. To have failed so badly on a route you had previously climbed that you negate your redpoint. 2. A humor</i> …

The LSD Lower: How to Lower in Guide Mode

Learn to lower a climber while using a belay device in guide mode<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Looking to learn trad? Guides Rob Coppolillo and Marc Chauvin</i> …

Trad climbing video: James Pearson climbs Le Voyage at Annot

The video of British climber James Pearson and his first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb at Annot that checks is as one of the hardest single pitch …

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Yosemite National Park's HRT

<b>Editor’s Note: The following story originally appeared in the October/November 2012 issue of Vertical Magazine. We’ve republished it here to</b> …

12 Reactions to Alex Honnold's Freerider Free Solo

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Tommy Caldwell<p>Read more thoughts from Tommy Caldwell in his essay for <i>Outside</i>, Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared …

Rock Climbing Nutrition: Rest Day Guidelines - Training for Rock Climbing

Hopefully you got outside and climbed all weekend. It being Monday, that means you are probably due for a rest day.<p>While we all want to climb …

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