Canadian IFSC World Cup June 1-2: The Russians are Coming
"How is it that you can climb so well,” A Russian climber asked Brit Ian McNaught-Davis, who was smoking on the summit of Peak Communism, “When you are so decadent?” That was back in the 70s but Russian climbers still have a reputation for intensity that shows in all disciplines of climbing.
The New National Park Service Document on Climbing: What it Really Says
Earlier this week, on Tuesday May 13, the National Park Service released Director’s Order #41, a document on many activities in U.S. National Parks, including, in item 7.2, climbing in American National Parks.
Climbing in Greenland with Payne, Libecki and Pringle
Check out this brilliant video of Angie Payne, Mike Libecki and Ethan Pringle as they go climbing to a remote fjord on the southeast coast of Greenland.
IFSC Pre-Comp Coverage Continues: Introducing Canucks Elise Sethna and Sebastien Lazure, and a Shoot-out for First Place Shaping Up
We continue our coverage of the IFSC Canadian World Cup scheduled for Hamilton on June 1 and 2 by introducing two of Canada’s tenacious competitors, Banff’s Elise Sethna and Quebec’s Sebastien Lazure.
Association of Canadian Mountain Guides’ Fiftieth Anniversary
As part of the fiftieth anniversary of the ACMG, they are hosting the IFMGA Spring Conference presently happening in Whistler, BC.
Sean McColl’s Bouldering World Cup Victory
Check out this article where top Canadian climber Sean McColl recounts his recent IFSC Bouldering World Cup victory.
Japanese Climbers at IFSC World Cup Canada Include Main Threat to Anna Stohr
We’ve looked at some of the incredible Canadian, Austrian and American athletes coming to the IFSC World Cup on June 1 and 2 in Hamilton. Continuing with our coverage leading up to the event, today we introduce two athletes from Japan, Rei Sugimoto and Akiyo Noguchi.
Alexander Megos Repeats Frankenjura’s Corona
Yesterday Germany’s sport climbing prodigy Alex Megos climbed Markus Bock’s Frankenjura testpiece. It took ten attempts over three days spread over six months
Sherpas Complete Fixing Ropes to the Top of Everest
Yesterday, on May 13, the Sherpa fixing team whose activities were embroiled in controversy as a result of the conflict with European climbers earlier in the season, finished the annual task of fixing ropes from the base of the summit to the top of the mountain
Stamina Training Tips From James Pearson - Part One
The UK-based climber James Pearson has put together a great training video with tips on how to improve route-climbing stamina for the upcoming season.