Red Rocks

Red Rocks

"The Great Red Roof" (5.13b) in the Red Rocks (c) Will Mayo

A relatively recent first free ascent by Tom Moulin, this roof crack was a long-standing project for decades, thwarting attempts by some legendary crack climbers, perhaps most notably those of Hidetaka Suzuki in the 1980s.

Sonnie Trotter in "The Great Red Roof" (5.13b) (c) Sonnie Trotter

Here's a super short little diddy about a very cool feature in Red Rocks, NV. The Great Red Roof (5.13b?) climbs out a stunning crack through a perfectly horizontal roof, but barely has any jams.

Viva Las Climbing in Red Rocks, NV (Lost in North America, Ep. 6) (c) EpicTV

The crew has arrived in Las Vegas and they're ready to gamble (with the hot weather), gorge out (on endless buffets) and climb (just climb). They're here for the classic climbing routes and boulders among the Red Rock cliffs.

Nalle Hukkataival climbs V15 first ascent despite a badly injured leg (c) EpicTV

Nalle Hukkataival has had a pretty up and down start to 2015. It didn't begin well when he sliced open his calf in a bouldering fall. However, he's already back in action, and how! He's made the first ascent of a plum line in Red Rocks, Nevada, called it "Kintsugi" and graded it 8C.

[VIDEO] Paul & Heather Robinson: Sinless City

Climber's Paul Robinson and Heather Robinson (no relation) enjoy the beauty and diversity of the landscape just outside of Las Vegas. From the sandstone boulders of the Red Rock area to the alpine setting and limestone cliffs of Mount Charleston, there's something for everyone. Good to note; if you don't venture towards the bright lights of Vegas, you may even stay out of trouble.

[VIDEO] Carlos Traversi in "The Reflecting Pool" (V13)

Carlo Traversi hatten wir ja schon ein paar mal hier bei unseren Videos. Auch diesmal gelingt ihm ein nettes Boulderproblem im Grad V13, das im US-amerikanischen Red Rock Canyon in Nevada angesiedelt ist.

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7 x 8.000: Erfolg am Manaslu für Alix von Melle und Luis Stitzinger (c) Archiv von Melle, Stitzinger

Mit dem Manaslu (8.163 m) gelingt dem deutschen Bergsteigerehepaar Alix von Melle (46) und Luis Stitzinger (48) ihr siebter Achttausendergipfel ohne Verwendung von künstlichem Sauerstoff - und das in einem Jahr, in dem die Sperrung Tibets abermals für einen Massenansturm am nepalesischen Berg sorgte.