Indian Creek

Indian Creek

Chris Schulte: Back to Trad (c) Black Diamond Equipment

Black Diamond Ambassador Chris Schulte has spent a lot of time bouldering in Indian Creek over the past few years. He always knew he would come back around to trad climbing, but didn't expect it to happen through bouldering.

Ben Rueck on "Pure Pressure" (5.14) (c) adidas Outdoor

"I don't need no stinkin' bolts!" Adidas Outdoor athlete Ben Rueck decides to get his trad on for a vicious desert finger crack, and discovers what it means to get maxed.

Sacred Lands: A Story of Bouldering in Indian Creek (c) Nathaniel Davison

In winter/spring of 2016 Nathaniel Davison had the chance to visit Indian Creek, Utah along with his good buds Wes Walker, Connor Griffith, and Carlo Traversi. They had seen the glorious boulders that Chris Schulte had been putting up for the past few seasons and thought they should check it out for themselves. Here is their tale.

Fire Dust & Cracks: Enzo Oddo Onsights 5.13 Sandstone Splitters (c) Tchaloproductions

Enzo Oddo and friends spend nearly two months in the desert of Utah sending sandstone splitters. Oddo onsighted and flashed 5.13 cracks all around Moab, Green River and Indian Creek. Here's a sampler from the trip.

[VIDEO] Off Width Outlaw: Pamela Shanti Pack

In recent years Pamela Shanti Pack's focus has shifted to establishing first ascents in this unique style of climbing. See here Off Width Climbing in Utah.

[VIDEO] Chris Schulte bouldering in Indian Creek

This winter, BD athlete Chris Schulte headed to the crack-climbing Mecca of Indian Creek, where instead of heading to the cliffs with a huge rack, he scoured the desert for aesthetic, unclimbed sandstone boulders.

[VIDEO] Ein Leben in der Wüste

Die meisten von uns werden sich das in diesem Video vorgestellte Leben nicht so wirklich vorstellen können. Es ist sicherlich schön, sich mal für eine Weile komplett zurückzuziehen und sich aus dem Alltag mit all den Verpflichtungen auszuklinken. Sich aber gleich so auszuklinken, dass dies dann der neue Alltag ist - das ist schon eine ganz andere Geschichte. Hier geht es jedenfalls um einen älteren Kletterer, der die Sandsteinfelsen des Indian Creek in Utah sein Zuhause nennt.

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Jakob Schubert auf dem Weg zu seinem ersten Weltcup-Sieg 2017 (c) KVÖ/Heiko Wilhelm

In der Wiege des Wettkampfkletterns schlugen die österreichischen Kletter-Asse im Leadweltcup zu: Jakob Schubert eroberte vor dem tschechischen Spitzenkletterer Adam Ondra in Arco seinen ersten Weltcupsieg in dieser Saison.