Wild Chimneys and Endless Steeps: New Record Set on El Cap’s Aurora

On Oct. 14, Yosemite locals Lance Colley and Brandon Adams dashed up the 16 pitch 5.7 A4 Aurora on El Cap’s steep southeast face in 13:02, shedding 11 hours off the record set by Miles Smart and the late Brian McCray in 23:55 in 1998

Jon Siegrist Sends Nu World, New 5.15a/b Near Las Vegas

The top American climber has climbed over 350 routes 5.14 or harder in the past 15 years

Robbie Phillips Repeats a Dave MacLeod 5.13dR at Dumbarton

And watch Babsi Zangerl on the heady line in 2016 for the 2001 route’s second ascent

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