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.
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.
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.