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.
Torridon is situated in the North West of Scotland and is home to some of the best bouldering in Britain! This winter season we focused mainly on trying to climb the classics and a few harder problems and this is what happened...
At the foot of the Altiplano in northern Argentina lies the wide and sandstone covered valley of Brealito at 2500m of altitude. The place is as calm and beautiful as it can be and there are some thousands of boulders to open (and to brush).
The cradle of bouldering for over 130 years, in Fontainebleau the first 8A already boasts a 33-year history. However, even today, with the advent of a ninth Bleau grade, Jacky Godoffe's C’était demain remains a tough nut to crack.
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!
This film follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald (instagram.com/dv_fitzgerald), who after taking up the sport only 5 years ago travelled to the Peak District to try the hardest bouldering problems on grit.
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.
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.