This Week in Climbing #2 (October 25, 2015)

Last Updated on: 27th October 2015, 06:07 am

Above: Still from Climbing Magazine's Chattanooga video.
Above: Screenshot from Climbing Magazine’s Chattanooga video.

Here’s the best stuff from the online climbing world over the past week. Enjoy!

Climbing News

Brilliant New Route in Remote Patagonia at Climbing

Ed Douglas Awarded Best Mountaineering Article at Alpinist

Monk Life 8B+ for 16 year-old William Bosi at UK Climbing

Swiss trio climb three virgin summits in India’s Kashmir Himalaya at Planet Mountain

Two 5.14d’s in a Day for Alex Megos at the Red at DPM (The story is also at Rock and Ice and UK Climbing.)

Blind Date Leads to New Route on Kyrgyz Peak at Climbing

Team Authors New Lines in India’s Himachal Pradesh at Alpinist

Logan Barber Frees Honeycomb Dome (5.13d) in China at Rock and Ice

Russian women repeat Gunko route on Alexander Block Peak in Kyrgyzstan’s Aksu at Planet Mountain

Ondra, Kim Sweep Lead World Cup in Wujiang, China at Rock and Ice (Also at DPM.)

Himalaya Fall 2015: Ueli and Colin Scout Nuptse Route at The Adventure Blog

Alex Puccio Climbs Free Range (V13) at DPM

Dolomitspit, new Dolomites rock climb up Sas Ciampac at Planet Mountain

Sonnie Trotter’s First Ascent of Yamnuska’s Hardest Route at Gripped

Japanese Team Climbs Early-Season Mixed Route in the Bugaboos at Alpinist

Alex Huber’s New Trad 5.14a in Italy at Gripped

Niccolò Ceria repeats Voyager sit start, ~8B+ by UK Climbing

Climbing Trip Reports

Cherubim Dome: TWO NEW ROUTES! at Sending The Gnar!

Climbing Articles

Three Things Climbers Cannot Ignore Much Longer at The Suburban Mountaineer

The Piton at American Alpine Institute

Turning a climbing wall into a video game at Randori

How Hard is it to Become a Mountain Guide? by Adventure Journal

Meet Ze Sharp, Svelt Permadraw! at Splitter Choss

Raising a Kid Who Might Not Be a Climber at Crux Crush

Gear Pulls, Climber Dies on Elephant’s Perch at Rock and Ice

Living the Road Dream in a 25-Foot Stealth Office at Adventure Journal

To Sprinter or Not to Sprinter: Van Living 2 by Steph Davis

Good Climbing Videos

Most climbing videos are pretty bad, but here’s a smattering of good ones that just came out in the last week or so.

Climbing Magazine Explores Chattanooga’s Best Climbing

Random Utah spring – Utah bouldering

L’ENVERS DU DÉVERS – Épisode 3 – Psicobloc – Pont Rouge – Deep water soloing in Quebec

Get Psyched! Vol.1 – Lots of bouldering

You Might Be a Climber – Episode 2 – A funny look at the world of climbing

OK, this isn’t really a climbing video, but it’s an awesome mountain video of a ginormous rockfall in France. Here’s a GIF, and here’s the video.

La Sportiva Speed Interview – Daniel Woods

Free Climbing in Arizona with Sierra Blair-Coyle: The Moment


Have a great week!

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