Here’s all of the best and most interesting rock climbing stuff that happened over the last week. Enjoy, and happy climbing!
- Nasty Habits is New Steep Beer Climb Near Field in B.C. at Gripped
- Avalanches in B.C., Rockies and Buried Climbers in Quebec at Gripped (See also Words with Climbers in Epic Polar Circus Avalanche at Gripped.)
- Stas Beskin Repeats Ontario Test-piece Metamorphosis M10R at Gripped
- New Steep Mixed Routes at Christie Falls Near Kelowna B.C. by Gripped
- Vanessa robe neire, new mixed climb in Valle dell’Orco at Planet Mountain
- Troll Wall, first solo winter ascent by Marek Raganowicz in Norway at Planet Mountain
- First round, first minute, 9b, by Stefano Ghisolfi at UK Climbing (See also Planet Mountain.)
- Seb Bouin Repeats Novena Enmienda (5.14d/5.15a) in Spain at Rock and Ice
- Adam Ondra climbs Pachamama 9a+ (5.15a) and attempts new difficult project at Oliana at Planet Mountain
- What’s the Correct Way to Girth Hitch to Your Harness? at Rock and Ice
- Rock Rescue: The Munter Mule at The American Alpine Institute Blog
- How to Approach Highball Boulder Problems at Climbing
- How Our Hormones Can Help Us Send at Moja Gear
- Podcast #9 – Five Reasons Why Strong Fingers Matter at Training for Climbing
- Knots for Rappelling at The American Alpine Institute Blog
- Learn to Train: A Complete Guide to Climbing Training at Climbing
Other Climbing Articles
- 6 Tips for Dirtbagging with Your Dog at Moja Gear
- The Ten Commandments of Bouldering at Coffee. Tape. Climb.
- If You Climb Long Enough at Moja Gear
- Fatal Unroped Fall On Easy Terrain – Bear Creek Spire, California at Rock and Ice
- Climbing for Change: A Brief History of Action Climbing at Climbing
- Photo Gallery: Michaela Kiersch, Tom Randall, Alexander Huber, and More at Climbing
- Supplement Updates 2017 at Climbing Nutrition
Destinations and Routes
Good New Climbing Videos
- Michi on Ice [1:56] – A quick vid of some beautiful ice climbing in Austria.
- TheTrickleDown (5.14 a/b) [5:39] – Ben Smith works the hardest route in Novia Scotia.
- Virgin Gorda [3:51] – Another vid of bouldering in paradise.
- illusion Of Safety V13(3rd ascent) [4:12] – Ascent of a beautiful V13 in Arkansas.
- Metanoia gets first repeat by Huber, Siegrist, Schaeli in 2016 [7:00] – Just what it says in the title.
- Claim Freedom Episode 1 | Gareth Leah #bigwallintotheclouds | adidas TERREX [15:03] – Big wall climbing in Africa. Awesome!
- The Fins Project [3:31] – Rebolting some classics in Idaho.