If you’re going to do a first ascent, make it a big one. That would seem to be the policy of Alexander Megos 19-year-old German sport climbing phenom who also made the first onsight of a 9a (5.14d) route. His very first new route, Classified 9a+ (5.15a) is on one of the shallow Read More
The 2013 Squamish Mountain Film Festival runs from July 17-21 and hosts a variety of activities including climbing clinics, a trade fair, equipment demos, parties and of course a mountain films. Read More
The way that the events played out on Everest on the last days of April is now well enough known. Three western climbers, Uli Steck (Switzerland, Simon Moro (Italy) and Jonathon Griffiths (UK) would attempt a route described on climbing.com by editor of the American Alpine Read More
The famous alpinists Ueli Steck and Simone Moro along with climber/photographer Jonathan Griffith were attacked by a group of around 100 Sherpas after the trio had an altercation with a team of Sherpa climbers fixing ropes on the mountain. Read More
Beth Rodden was once considered one of the world's top female climbers, but a series of injuries forced her to reconsider what she loves about the sport. Here is a video that examines her struggle to get back into climbing.