Daily Archives: February 13, 2014

Have you heard of Czech climber Lucie Hrozova? The 26-year-old is the strongest female mixed climber, anywhere. In 2013, Hrozova became the first women to climb M14 when she sent Robert Jasper’s Ironman at […]

Conny Amelunxen has made numerous first ascents of big walls around the world, from Squamish to Baffin Island to Patagonia. In 1999, he and Sean Easton established Hoth, VI, 5.10+, A4, WI2/3, 1,100 m, 27 pitches, […]

Quickdraw Publishing is well known for its Banff Mountain Film Festival award-winning guidebook, Squamish Select.  It is hard to believe that Squamish, one of the most climbed-at areas of North America, still has many new […]

February 2014, James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini build a new crag in southern Greece. The rocky outcrops of Leonidio, an old shepherd’s field in southern Greece, offer high-quality stone. Pearson and Ciavaldini clean and […]

Ashima Shiraishi bouldering in the Gunks for a DPM exclusive where she shares her outlook on climbing and how it has changed since she first began the sport. Ashima is one of the strongest […]

On January 15, 2014, Alex Honnold free-soloed El Sendero Luminoso (The Shining Path) in El Portrero Chico, Mexico in a little over three hours. The climb rises 750 metres to the summit of El […]