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Newcomers’ Guide: Climbing Grades

Earlier, we published a deep dive on how to...
Climbing grades explained

A Complete Guide to Climbing Grades

Simply put, rock climbing grades describe the difficulty of...

The Women Who Are Pushing Ice Climbing Forward

As in mountaineering, there are still more men than...

Interview: Iker and Eneko Pou on Adventure, Technical Difficulty and Olympic Climbing

Brothers Iker and Eneko Pou share their love of...
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Kruder Sends Sharma’s Mallorca Deep Water Solo Test Piece Days After Schubert

This morning, Jernej Kruder confirmed via Instagram that he...

Villanueva O’Driscoll Solos Patagonia’s Fitz Traverse

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll of Belgium has just soloed the...
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New Route On Uli Biaho Spire

A dream come true, says Francesco Ratti about the...

First Ascents of the North and East Faces of K7 Central

Notching first ascents on the North and East Faces...
Arnold enters an ice cave on Lake Baikal Photo Mammut

Weekend Warm-Up: Expedition Baikal

In January of 2020, alpinist Dani Arnold headed for...
Screenshot from Mammut's 'Marcel Remy - - 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit', Swiss alpinist on Miroir d'Argentine, 5C

Weekend Warm-Up: Marcel Remy — 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit

Born in 1923, Swiss alpinist Marcel Remy is now...
The headwall of Cerro Cachet. Photo: Mammut/YouTube

Weekend Warm-Up: The Search for Unclimbed Peaks

In November 2019, Swiss alpinists Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac,...

Clint Helander: Two Alaskan Dreams Fulfilled

Mount Hunter's Native American name is Begguya, which means...

Biggest Bolted Climb on the Continent: New 33-Pitch Route Developed in Canada

Earlier this month, a team of four Canada-based climbers...

Second Seven Summits: Dykh-Tau

The Second Seven Summits, the lesser-known and more difficult...

Alaska Roundup: Denali Summits and Another Death

The summer season for Alaska and Denali officially began...
Seb Bouin on "DNA"

World’s Hardest Sport Climb? Seb Bouin Thinks His New Route Cuts It

Veteran 9a+ climber Seb Bouin holds a handful of...
Mooses Tooth Peak (midground) with Denali in the distance Photo Paxson Woebler Wiki Commons

Ben Lieber Solos Alaska’s Classic Moose’s Tooth in 3.5 Hours

On April 14, 2022, American alpinist Ben Lieber soloed...

On Thin Ice: New 1,100m Revelation Route Offers Little Purchase

Matt Cornell and Jackson Marvell punched out a long,...
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Arrogance or Modesty: Franco Cookson’s Odd First Ascent

If you didn't know who Franco Cookson was until...
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Dave MacLeod Repeats ‘Lexicon,’ Hardest Trad Climb in England

Scottish climbing legend Dave MacLeod climbed what many think...
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‘Shaft of the Abyss’ on Golgotha Pushes Marin, Helander to the Limit

Andres Marin and Clint Helander had to work hard...

Weekend Warm-Up: Heavenly Trap

The very first shot in Heavenly Trap, the 36-minute...
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Flurry of Repeats on France’s Hardest Trad Climb

James Pearson's Le Voyage (E10, 7a) sat without a...
Martin Sieberer (left) and Simon Messner (right) on the Schrammacher summit, March 24, 2022. Photo: S. Messner

Simon Messner Leaves Innsbruck With Frozen Toes and a Great New Route

Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer risked life and limb...

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