In just over 20 hours on November 6 and 7, Cheyne Lempe rope soloed the Salathe Wall (VI 5.9 A2, 2,900', Frost-Prett-Robbins, 1961) of El Capitan, the fastest solo ascent of the route yet made. Shortly after finishing the climb, Lempe produced an edit of his time alone on the wall.
New Zealander Iain Burgon had climbed the Roggspitze a number of times before, but never alone and with a camera. Herein, his edit of the experience.
Seeking the landscape captured in a friend's photo, Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken travel to Newfoundland's coastal sea stacks, an area little known to climbers (perhaps for good reason).
Filmmaker Alastair Lee gives you a preview of his 2013 film "The Last Great Climb" Featuring Leo Houlding, Sean "Stanley" Leary, Jason Pickles and Chris Rabone during their first ascent of the Northeast Ridge of Ulvetanna (5.12 A2, 1750m) in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Dreams become reality for this group of climbers as they ascend...
Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, Angie Payne and the 3 String Productions crew hit the road and waterways to the remote Kangertitivatsiaq Fjord in Greenland late last year. A habitual expedition climber, Libecki introduced remote wall climbing to Pringle, who spend most of the year at competitions and better-established sport climbing and bouldering areas.
National rowing champion at the University of Washington and world-traveling American Alpine Institute guide Tad McCrea takes us through a journey of his most recent climbing adventures in Alaska, Patagonia and various parts of North America.
Last month and on the heels of unforgiving winter conditions, Dustin Byrne and Tad McCrea landed at the Mountain House in the Ruth Gorge. Prior to their arrival, temperatures had dropped below -30 degrees Fahrenheit. Deep snow and overhanging mushrooms stalled several team efforts to reach the top of the infamous Mooses Tooth massif.
The Pursuit" chronicles two trips to the land of the midnight sun. "The movie is very much self shot," says Aaron Mulkey, "I wanted to keep the sense of adventure in the film."
Earlier this month, Neil Chelton, Ross Kain and Andy Kirkpatrick attempted the second ascent of the Russian Direttissima (EX: 5.10- 100 degrees, 1800m, Arkhipov-Dmitrienko-Malygin-Tsyganov, 2006) on the Eiger's north face, and produced this video. They turned back in warm conditions on the A5 pitch...
An exciting video of Steph Davis and Mario Richard BASE jumping and then climbing a Steve Hong and Steve Carruthers' route, Glad To Be A Trad (5.13a, 50m), in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. According to Desert Rock: Rock Climbing in the National Parks, written by Eric Bjornstad, the line climbs a right-facing dihedral to a thin crack on the upper face of the canyon wall.