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Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher Send 'Zodiac' (5.13d) on El Cap (c) Black Diamond Equipment

This past November, BD Athletes Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher went to battle on one of El Cap's most formidable free routes. With some of the hardest climbing in the Valley crammed into 16-pitches, the Zodiac (5.13d) had only seen two previous ascents ... until Babsi and Jacopo showed up.

FREE - Big Wall Climbing in Yosemite with Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein (c) La Sportiva

La Sportiva athlete Jorg Verhoeven makes the annual pilgrimage to Yosemite, California to attempt the 2nd free ascent of "The Dihedral Wall" (VI 5.14a) on El Capitan.

Alex Honnold talks to Jimmy Kimmel on Free Soloing El Capitan (c) Jimmy Kimmel Live

Alex talks about his free solo climb of the El Capitan rock face, his process when getting ready to do a big climb and his National Geographic documentary.

Alex Puccio making quick work of 'Evil Backwards' (V13) (c) FrictionLabs

Pop quiz. What does FrictionLabs Pro Alex Puccio do on the reg? Top out boulders! ;) Here's another! Evil Backwards, V13. Lincoln Lake, CO. Video: Joel Zerr. Alex's favorite blend? Secret Stuff + Gorilla Grip.

Jan Hojer in Hueco Tanks (c) Mad Rock

Schönes Video über Jan Hojer in zahlreichen Boudlerproblemen der härteren Gangart im US-amerikanischen Bouldermekka Hueco Tanks, Texas.

Midnight Lightning | The Classics | Boulder EP#1 (c) MAMMUT

At the top the most famous big wall, below the most famous climbing camp ground and, in its centre, the most famous boulder on the planet: El Capitan, Camp 4, Midnight Lightning. Without this triumvirate, the Yosemite Valley would not be the most famous climbing area in the world!

Katharina Saurwein (Team Austria) startet ins Halbfinale (c) KVÖ / Heiko Wilhelm

Der fünfte von sieben Boulderweltcups in dieser Saison ging am vergangenen Wochenende in Vail, im amerikanischen Bundesstaat Colorado über die Bühne. Den Sieg holten sich der Koreaner Jongwon Chon, sowie einmal mehr Shauna Coxsey aus England.

Ronnie Dickson: The V10 Project (c) Evolv Sports

In a beautiful short from frequent Mountain Project contributor Alton Richardson, we follow Ronnie Dixon's quest to become the first above the knee amputee climber to send V10, Resident Evil in Joe's Valley, Utah.

Freie Begehung der Muir Wall am El Capitan (c) Silvan Schüpbach, Dimitri Vogt

Vom 25. - 30.4.17 konnten Silvan Schüpbach und Dimitri Vogt die Route Muir Wall freiklettern. Während 6 Tagen in der 1000m hohen Wand des El Capitans, kletterten die beiden Schweizer alle 33 Seillängen bis 5.13c (8a+) frei.

Between the Devil and the Sky: Climbing Devils Tower for 45 Years (c) Great Big Story

For rock climber Frank Sanders, the captivating power of Devils Tower was instant and life-long. This iconic butte in Wyoming, which you may recognize from the classic 1977 sci-fi film, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," was America’s first national monument.

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Jan Hojer (c) DAV/Nils Nöll

Was für ein Kletterfest, vor allem auch aus deutscher Sicht. Zwei Goldmedaillen und eine Silbermedaille holten sich die deutschen Herren bei der Europameisterschaft im Bouldern am Samstag, 19. August im Olympiastadion München.