More than 50 days of effort, hundreds of miles of hiking, hundreds of hours spent at this boulder, thousands of tries, and it was all over in a minute. Ethan Pringle hadd finally had the experience he was looking for.
Before Alex Honnold's "Nose" speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent "Jumbo Love," the pair teamed up this spring for some training time - each working projects outside of their comfort zones.
The desert is full of secrets, especially for a climber. There are many miles of cliffs waiting to be explored. Mason Earle has been driving force in the desert, and has spent many years searching the canyons of Utah for new routes.
In the summer of 2017, Nate Murphy made his way to Yosemite to attempt what would be his toughest big wall challenge to date, to climb the 13 pitches of the Shaft Variation on the Muir Wall, 5.13c/8a+.
In November 2016, Pete Whittaker became the first person to solo - all free - El Capitan in under 24 hours, finishing in 20 hours and 6 minutes. Rope Solo Free climbing is a sport that few people know about and even fewer people do.
Chris Sharma and Tommy Caldwell on leaning tower project and Chris makes second ascent of "Everything is Karate". One more time thanks to CASHUS PUHVEL, aka "best drone pilot in Bishop (California)", who film these amazing aerial shots.
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.
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 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.
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.
Schönes Video über Jan Hojer in zahlreichen Boudlerproblemen der härteren Gangart im US-amerikanischen Bouldermekka Hueco Tanks, Texas.
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.
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.
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.
So good being back in CA. Our next stop was the amazing boulders of The Buttermilks. From the first time Chris Sharma came here as a little kid this place has had a huge influence on him as a climber and who he is as a person.
On February 28, 2017 Nina Williams made the first female ascent of Ambrosia, a 50-foot V11 (5.14 X) on the Grandpa Peabody Boulder in the Buttermilks of Bishop, California. The first ascent was done by Kevin Jorgeson in 2009.
Find out what Jule has been up to since her retirement from the competition circuit and how her passion for rock climbing hasn't stopped!
In this exclusive short film we get an sneak preview at the soon to be released feature film "Pete Whittaker, without a partner, a film about climbing alone."
Patagonias jüngste Initiative zum Schutz des Bears Ears National Monument ist eine Sammlung interaktiver 360-Grad-Filme, die die herausragende Bedeutung dieser bedrohten Region im Südosten Utahs für Kultur und Freizeit zeigen.
Another great year at the 24th Hueco Rock Rodeo hosted by the American Alpine Club and presented by Five Ten, Avery Brewing, Patagonia, Organic, and La Sportiva. Thanks to Mind Frame Cinema for capturing these world class boulderers doing what they do best!
It's aliiiiiiiiive! Jason In Hueco Land! Journey into the dark recesses of Hueco Tanks with FrictionLabs Pro and lifelong developer Jason "CryptoChild" Kehl as he uncovers new 5 star lines and shares them with the world.