Tag: Bouldering

Climbing / Blog - 2 months ago

Unsent: It’s Not a Free Solo, It’s a Highball, DAD!

Unsent /un-sent/ 1. To have failed so badly on a route you had previously climbed that you negate your redpoint. 2. A humor column.It’s fine, see? He has spotters. Geeze! Photo: Andrew BurrOh. My. GOD. Stop worrying! You and mom are such babies. I’m...

Climbing / Blog - 2 months ago

Rocklands: 34 Orange Sandstone Boulder Problems

[embedded content]25 minutes, 34 problems from V4 to V11, no dialogue. This is pure bouldering porn. The problems are:1:09 - Slash and Burn (V8/7B), De Pakhuys, Twin Boulders1:59 - Mannerheim Roof (V5/6C), The Pass, Roadcrew2:30 - Demi Lune (V5/6C),...

Climbing / Blog - 3 months ago

Noon Patrol: The Wrong Way to Have Fun

Some climbers wake before dawn to climb at empty crags. Kevin Corrigan sleeps in and shows up when those people go home. Noon Patrol is his monthly column about how climbers should have more fun, be nicer, and take the sport less seriously. For Kevin...

Climbing / Blog - 3 months ago

Ryuichi Murai Sends Magic Wood's Hardest Boulders

[embedded content]When Ryuichi Murai headed to Switzerland's Magic Wood he was clearly on a mission. Despite rain, the Japanese climber check off an insane list of hard boulders in the storied forest, including two V15s and three V14s. Tick list:In S...

Climbing / Blog - 3 months ago

Training With Adam Ondra: Bouldering as a Training Tool

[embedded content]In episode two of Adam Ondra's training series, he explains why bouldering is important an training tool. After all, if you can't do the hardest move in your project, you will fail, regardless of how much endurance you have. Things...