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In early 2019 Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall visited the crack climbing mecca, Canyonlands.
A short film of Steve McClure on GreatNess Wall (E10 7a) filmed by Keith Sharples. He was going to take pictures but thought a fall from the last move would look far better...
Unbeknownst to his millions of fans, BD Ambassador Chris Burkard - the prolific adventure photographer and filmmaker - has a crack addiction.
This tells the tale of Dave MacLeod climbing the worlds most notorious E9 "Indian Face". First put up by Johny Dawes in the 80s it's still recognised as a test piece to any modern climber!
Earlier this year UKClimbing and Rab teamed up to create a film that captured the heart and soul of the Women's Trad Festival. Irrespective of whether you're young or old, male or female, new or experienced, the reasons why we climb are much the same: for the friends, for the movement, for the people, for the places, and perhaps most of all - because it's fun.
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.
Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have a pretty good lifestyle. Travelling the world to climb the hardest routes they can find. Gondo crack is a 17-meter finger crack in Switzerland, usually climbed using bolts as protection.
BD Athlete Hazel Findlay is known for her rad trad ability, whether she’s freeing El Cap or climbing crumbly sea-cliffs with sparse protection. When she arrived in Squamish last summer, a friend and fellow Brit knew just the route she should try.
The Wild West China team brings you a great insight into the exciting rock revolution that is happening right now on the sandstone walls of Liming, Yunnan, Province, China.
Die mittlerweile fünften keepwild! climbing days 2017 stehen an. Nach den erfolgreichen keepwild! climbing days 2016 auf der Zwinglipasshütte im Alpstein, freuen wir uns dieses Jahr unser Basislager auf der Furgglenalp (erneut im Alpstein) aufzuschlagen.
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.
"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.
James Pearson knows the ropes. And he's got courage. When he did "The Walk of Life", he climbed what is alleged to be the most difficult and dangerous route in the British Isles. It is the first route rated an E12 degree of difficulty.
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.
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.
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.
Crack addict - er, crack CLIMBING addict - Mason Earle travels to Vedauwoo, WY to attempt some of the hardest crack lines in the area. In this video he manages to make the second ascent of an old route called Yasha Hai.
Spuren hinterlässt man nur am Boden. An der Bürser Platte in Vorarlberg zeigen Barbara Zangerl, Beat Kammerlander und Alex Luger clean climbing an einer nahezu haltlosen Wand und sprechen über ihren Werdegang.
Der junge Allgäuer Kletterer Fabian Buhl hat im vergangenen Jahr eine beeindruckende Entwicklung hingelegt. Als ihn zwei Knöchelbrüche zwangen, die Crashpads gegen das Seil einzutauschen, nahm er gleich auch Keile und Friends mit, um einige der schwersten Trad- und Alpinrouten der Alpen zu klettern.
This very interesting film by climbing legend Beat Kammerlander shows adidas Outdoor athlete Alex Luger in his tradclimb of "PsychoGramm" at the Bürser Platte in Austria - his first free ascent of this route. The route is an estimated 8b+ and free climbing it demands extreme mental and physical strength.
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.
In June 2014, Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson set off to discover Trad In Rocklands. Originally in search of hard, "cutting edge" new routes, what the couple discovered is perhaps even more valuable!
Der Zederberg Gebirgszug in Südafrika beheimatet einige der kultigsten Boulder der Welt. Der Name "Rocklands" ist jedem Kletterer ein Begriff und ist vor allem für eine Disziplin berühmt: Bouldern! Dennoch ist Bouldern nicht das einzige, was man in dem Meer von orangenen Felsen machen kann.
The story of Squib Climbing the First Ascent of Augmentium (30, 8a+) in Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, placing all his gear on lead. Please check out our crowd funding campaign to help support a feature length climbing film shot exclusively in Tasmania.
Vier Tage lang kletterten zwanzig Teilnehmer rund um das Furkagebiet im traditionellen Stil und zeigten vorbildlich auf, wie man sich auf den Pfaden alpiner klassischer Klettertouren bewegt und wie man Bergsport im Einklang mit der Natur erleben kann.