Gripped Week in Review: Big Sport, Squamish, Logan, Nose
This is a weekly summary of top climbing stories from May 26 to June 2.
Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set a new speed record on The Nose of 2:10:15 and plan on how to climb it in under two hours.
Tom Wright establishes a number of hard 5.12 and 5.13 routes in Squamish on classic walls.
Monique Richard from Montreal is first woman to solo Canada’s highest peak.
Canadian Mike Doyle is fourth person to free climb East Face of Monkey Face in Smith Rock.
Sarah Hart climbs her first 5.13c with a send of Strange Days at Cheakamus Canyon.
Climbers establish new 11-pitch 5.11 all bolted on Ashlar Ridge in Jasper.
A new 10-pitch 5.7 sport route in the Rockies promises to be popular.
Canada to Karakoram
Top Canadian alpine climbers are heading to Karakoram for attempt on big wall.
Ines Papert and Luka Lindic survive a big avalanche in the Himalays.
Evan Hau gets second ascent of Alex Megos’s climb Iron Butterfly at Planet X rated 5.14c/d.
Here’s why you always test holds on chossy routes.
New list is a code of ethics for indoor climbers when heading outdoors.