Daily Archives: December 28, 2013

Professor Falls  WI4, 280 m Professor Falls is a Canadian classic. The name is a pun that comes from Professor Eckhard Grassman, one of the first ascensionists, who took a fall on the route in 1974. […]

James Pearson made the first ground-up and third overall ascent of Is Not Always Pasqua? E9, 7a, at Collina di Interprete in Central Italy. Pearson’s ascent was the first placing all gear on lead.  Mauro Calibani […]

Ice climber goes for a ride.

Daniele Nardi to solo Mummery Rib. Winter 2012/13, Italian climber Daniele Nardi had two unsuccessful attempts on Nanga Parbat’s Mummery Rib. “It’s because it spared my life, it let me taste its violence and its […]