This Week in Climbing #2 (October 25, 2015)
Here’s the best stuff from the online climbing world over the past week. Enjoy!
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!
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!