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13 results for "rock climbing"


Adam Ondra, tries Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite, 900m, 9a

04 October 2016 - 0
On his first visit to Yosemite, Adam Ondra goes straight for Dawn Wall, to try the first repetition.

Video: Edu Marín Repeats WoGü, 8c, 250m, Rätikon, Switzerland

04 October 2016 - 0
One of the most diffuclt multi-pitch routes in the world, established by Beat Kammerlander in 1997 and freed by Adam Ondra in 2008.

Video: Adam Ondra Attempting 9c (5.15d) in Flatanger

03 October 2016 - 0
Watch as Adam Ondra works the inverted crux moves on "Project Hard" in Norway's Flatanger Cave

North Face of the Eiger: 2nd redpoint of La Vida es Silbar

02 October 2016 - 0
Swiss climber, Robert Schaeli is second to redpoint La Vida es Silbar, freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck.

The Pou Brothers and Neus Colom Free Climb Marejada Fuerza 6, 8a+, 500m

22 September 2016 - 0
After months of hard work they managed to free the A4 route, opened in 1985 by José Manuel de la Fuente and Manolo González on Urriellu peak, in Asturias.

Video: Chris Sharma in Aruba

05 September 2016 - 0
Watch as Chris Sharma takes on boulders in Aruba
Product Reviews

Scarpa Vapour V W

Guest blogger and climber Alice Hafer gives Barrabes her feedback on the Scarpa Vapour V model for women.

Sasha Di Giulian and Felipe Camargo - First Free Ascent of Planeta Dos Macacos (8a+)

11 August 2016 - 0
The North American and Brazilian climbing duo have managed to free Planeta dos Macacos route in Brazil, 650m (8a+).

How to choose a rope for climbing and mountaineering

Learn about the different kinds of climbing and mountaineering ropes and the safety standards regulating their use.

Video: Chris Sharma, Montrebei Project, Episode III

20 July 2016 - 0
Chris Sharma and Klemen Becan take on the last pitch of their Montrebei project which is an 8c+, high above the ground.

Video: First Ascents in the History of Zhangjiajie National Park

01 July 2016 - 0
In April 2016, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ben Rueck joined Chinese climbers Liu Yongbang (Abond) and Xiao Ting to become the first climbers to be granted permission to explore Zhangjiajie, China’s largest national park, with routes of 300m and 7c+.

How to Choose Your Rock Climbing Shoes

Trad, sport, boulder, beginners, higher grades, laces, Velcro, flat, curved—just a few of the factors you'll need to think about when it comes to choosing climbing shoes.

Technique: Belaying with a roped team of three

Climbing with a roped team of three can be as fast and even more effective than with a team of two.

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