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.
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!
Jared Leto has taken his films literally—up on the biggest walls with the most successful climbers of the century. In this episode, Leto features Renan Ozturk, uncovering his life, accidents and journey throughout Meru.
Jared Leto has taken his films to new heights. In this episode, Leto goes climbing with Tommy Caldwell, delves into the Dawn Wall journey, and interviews Alex Honnold, Sasha DiGiulian and Renan Ozturk.
Nina Williams teams up with Y.O.S.A.R. member Helen Sinclair to take on the Rostrum in Yosemite as one of her first true Multi-Pitch Trad climbs. Every pitch is high quality and would be sought after individual classics were they at any crag, but stacked on top of each other they create a superb and memorable challenge.
Nina Williams climbs "Midnight Lightning", a bouldering problem on the Columbia Boulder in Camp 4 of Yosemite National Park. It has been described as the world's most famous bouldering problem. The first ascent was by Ron Kauk in 1978; the first female ascent was by Lynn Hill in 1998.