Cranky, yet witty bouldering legend John "Verm" Sherman has lost his mojo and is jonesing to regain it. What better way than to climb the world's most famous boulder problem, Yosemite's iconic Midnight Lightning?
The perspective of difficulty is forever changing. With new ascents, new feats of strengths and new discoveries constantly raising the bar, a climber’s perception of what’s possible is always shifting.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.