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Best Sport Climbs: paige claassen dreamcatcher

The 10 Best Sport Climbs of 2021

The best sport climbs usually result from calculative dedication....
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Climber Breaks Foot, Then Sends 9a+: Stefan Scherz is a ‘Papichulo’ Indeed

If you don't speak colloquial Spanish, you may or...

Alex Megos Bags Two of the World’s Hardest Climbs in Siurana, Spain

In less than two weeks, German climber Alex Megos...
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Italians Add to Rich Mont Blanc History with First Ascent of ‘Cascata Major’

On Saturday, November 20, 2021, alpinists Francesco Civra Dano...
Silvan Schüpbach on Tradündition. Photo: Vladek Zumr

Silvan Schupbach Frees Switzerland’s Hardest Trad Multi-Pitch

On October 15, Swiss alpinist Silvan Schupbach freed a...

Exclusive: Zdenek Hak on his Climb of Ama Dablam’s West Face

On his way home from Nepal, Zdenek Hak found...

Czechs Climb Ama Dablam’s West Face Via the American Direct Route

In 2020, on his last trip to Nepal before...

Italians Summit Kongde Ri, Tengkampoche

Lost in the recent squabble over Tengkampoche, between the...
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Bosi Suggests a Soft 9a+ for Raven Tor’s ‘Brandenburg Gate’

Will Bosi needed less than two weeks to clean...
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10-Metre Groundfall Potential? ‘Spicy’ New Trad Route Tests Nerves

In 2016, Jacopo Larcher climbed E11. Then in 2019,...
Janjan Garnbret is the first woman to onsight 8c (5.14b)

Janja Garnbret is the First Woman to Onsight 8c (5.14b) — Twice

If there were any doubt that Janja Garnbret's gym-climbing...
Will Bosi works 'Mutation' at Raven Tor in 2018. Still: Hot Aches Productions

23 Years After its First Ascent, Will Bosi Repeats ‘Mutation’ at Raven Tor, Ups the Grade

Will Bosi is an avid climber, a formidable competitor...

The French Team Wraps Up in the Khumbu — Two New Routes, Three Lost Friends

What was supposed to be a success to celebrate...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Link Sar. Plus, an Interview with Graham Zimmerman

In June 2019, alpinist and filmmaker Graham Zimmerman set...

Deep Snow Foils Strong U.S. Jannu Team

Earlier this season, Nepal's Department of Tourism listed an...
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Adam Ondra Sends ‘Molekuly’, the 44th 9a+(5.15a) Climb of His Career

"Wow, it actually goes." That's the first thing Adam...

New Alpine-Style Routes On 6,000m Peaks in Nepal

While most climbing teams are independent groups that are...
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Team Defies Massive Icefall Threat to Give the ‘Eiger of the Rockies’ a New Ice Climb

It's early ice climbing season in the Canadian Rockies,...

Six Italians Attempt Tengkampoche, Near Everest

A six-man Italian team of Francois Cazzanelli, Francesco Ratti,...

Poles Aim for a Winter First in the Karakorum: Shipton Spire

While the Polish National Team still considers whether or...
Mount Robson in the Canadian Rockies

Piolets d’Or Winners Announced

Each year, the Piolets d'Or awards, mountaineering's highest honor,...
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Honnold, Caldwell’s Mega-Linkup Finally Repeated: 58 Hours, $60 Worth of Granola Bars

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell's Continental Divide Ultimate Linkup...
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Hardest Female First Ascent? Laura Rogora Sends ‘Erebor’ 5.15b/c (9b/+) in Italy

On October 2, Laura Rogora redpointed "Erebor" 5.15b/c (9b/+)...

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