This is a monthly summary of top climbing stories from June 2 to July 2.
This past month of big sends all started with Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell’s sub-two-hour climb of The Nose.
Brette Harrington climbed a number of big, new alpine routes in Alaska in June.
Gripped Outdoors will focus on skiing and snow sports, camping and hiking, backpacking and trekking and paddling and water sports, plus all of the gear that goes with them.
Indoor Climbing will focus on competitions, training, gyms, athletes, Olympics, teams, gym-specific gear and more.
The Quebec local adds another 5.13 hard send to her impressive list.
Colin Haley climbed the Cassin Ridge on Denali in a record time by himself.
Banff climber Matt Snell tragically died on Tunnel Mountain in a rappelling accident.
Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds link three big Yosemite walls in a day.
New 19-pitch 5.9 sport climb in Marble Canyon will be popular.
DMM releases information on their new micro-cams for 2019.
A big boulder near Field, B.C., is climbed and Dirty Magic 5.12 is born.
Big granite wall above Bridge River in B.C. is climbed in 15 pitches at 5.7.
The popular climbing area Grassi Lakes near Canmore is closed all summer.
Adam Ondra is in Canmore working on projects and onsighted Existence Mundane 5.14b.
First looks at the new Black Diamond C4 cams for 2019.
Trying hard before the whip is @jonegilauestad! “I dropped off like sack of potatoes on the slaboramaproject today, and ended up with a sprained ankle. Guess I am to old for this shit… The black alien catching the fall is rather surprisingly still going strong.” #whipper #climbing #bold #rockclimbing