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Photo Gallery: 5.14 in RMNP, Zimbabwe Bouldering, and a Tribute

Climber: Carlo TraversiRoute: Sarchasm (5.14a)Location: Rocky Mountain National Park, ColoradoStarting at 4:30 a.m. on September 6, Carlo Traversi hiked more than 23 miles over the course of 20 hours to complete “The Triple 14 Day,” which consists of a V14 boulder problem, a 5.14... Continue reading

Climbing Holiday Gift Guide: Rhino Skin Care Products

Need a gift for that special climber in your life? This month we're running new product recommendations every weekday until the holidays.A year and a half ago, I sat in the arid Taghia Gorge in Morocco. A few days of climbing on the sharp 400-meter limestone routes had destroyed my skin.... Continue reading

Legends Only Comp 2016 Commentary Highlights

Such hard moves, but these athletes make them look casual because they're very strong indeed. Another fun entry in the climbing competition commentary highlights genre.Related: Making Psicobloc Great Again (Commentary Highlights) Continue reading

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Climbers

It’s that time of year again, time to worship at the altar of capitalism celebrate the holidays with friends and loved ones. And nothing says “I care” more than getting that special climber in your life the perfect piece of gear they’ve been missing. Below is a list of what we feel is some of […]

Charity Group Raises Funds on AAI Ecuador Trip

Three climbers on our December 2nd Ecuador expedition are using their trip to raise funds for clearing landmines in Angola. Mike Schipper, Deli Ford and Andrew Ford will be climbing Cayambe, Antisana, and Chimborazo, making South America their third continent in five years to climb in for fundraising efforts. Show More Summary

Flowchart: How Should You Spend the Winter?

Temperatures are dropping. The landscape is becoming a beautiful shade of white. Couples are beginning to enjoy the apre?s ski scene in front of warm fires across the country. That’s right, it’s that terrible time of year when you can’t climb rock in a tank top. Screw you, winter. It doesn’t... Continue reading

Climbing Holiday Gift Guide: Rumpl JerCollins Super Fleece Blanket

Need a gift for that special climber in your life? This month we're running new product recommendations every weekday until the holidays.The JerCollins Super Fleece Blanket from Rumpl is a classy way to add a mountain vibe to your linens. This blanket, which features an illustration from... Continue reading

Ashima Shiraishi: A Strong Mind

Ashima Shiraishi has racked up a lot of superlatives. She's made headlines for being the first female or the youngest person to accomplish climbing feats many times over. But as Alex Honnold points out in this profile, "she's really just one of the best climbers in the country, hands down." Watch... Continue reading

Ines Papert and Luka Lindic establish new route on Kyzyl Asker

This photo of the southeast face of Kyzyl Asker (5842m) shows Ines Papert and Luka Lindic's new route, Lost in China (ED WI5+ M6, 1200m), in red. [Photo] Ines Papert and Luka Lindic Ines Papert, of Germany, and Luka Lindic, of Slovenia, made the first ascent of a new route on Kyzyl Asker in China from September 30 through October 1. Show More Summary

A few from Moraine Park

Description: Erin Ayla sends 90's Box Set (V9) and FA's Big Wild (V5). Ian Cotter-Brown FA's Emotional Release (V10).

Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 12/1/16

Northwest:--Here is a breakdown of Washington State's core ski areas. Of particular note are the dates that each of the ski areas have area defining events taking place. The Mt. Rainier Visitor Center and where the cell "tower" will be installed. Show More Summary

Zangerl and Larcher make the third free ascent of Zodiac on El Capitan

O n November 12-16, Austrians Barbara "Babsi" Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher made the third free ascent of Zodiac (VI 5.13d) of Yosemite's El Capitan. Brothers Alexander and Thomas Huber first free climbed the route in 2003, and Tommy Caldwell made the second free ascent shortly after. Show More Summary

Jim Detterline touched many lives as a climbing ranger in Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park

Jim Detterline in his element on the upper section of Kiener's Route on the East Face of Longs Peak (14,259'), July 2010. [Photo] Lisa Foster The climbing community surrounding Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, mourned the death of Jim Detterline on November 1. Show More Summary

COMPETITION: Win an Organic Climbing Accessories Bundle

Organic Climbing and Friction Labs are teaming up to give away the perfect accessories bundle for any climber. The bundle is worth over £200

A Ridiculous Approach to North Gaulton Castle

The locals kept referring to the sea as “mad” or “angry”—or maybe they were saying we were mad for going into the sea when it was angry. The swim over to North Gaulton Castle was a bit too far for our comfort level, so we opted for the James Bond approach: rappelling with an inflatable boat and... Continue reading

Re-Gram: Show Us Your #Dyno

Dynos look awesome: soaring through the air to latch that next hold with all points off. They're one of the coolest looking climbing moves you can do, and a sure way to impress non-climbers. Do you have your own sweet dyno photo? We want to see! Email letters@climbing.com... Continue reading

Cat Sends Gym Boulder Problem

Cats have a natural inclination to sleep at the tallest point in any given space, even if they have to climb V1 to get there. Continue reading

DESTINATION GUIDE: Sport Climbing in Switzerland's Gimmelwald

Most people associate Swiss climbing with bouldering: Magic Wood, Cresciano and Chironico are just some of the destinations on offer. However, there are a few world-class destinations in Switzerland outside the realm of bouldering. One...Show More Summary

ARTICLE: Success Vs Failure in Climbing

Theo Moore discusses the importance of seeing past the dichotomy of success and failure as a climber... In climbing and in life in general we distinguish between success and failure. Did you climb your latest project? Success. Fell off on the easy moves just before the top? Failure. Show More Summary

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