Tag: Videos

Climbing / Blog - 3 weeks ago

Stefano Ghisolfi Climbs Jungle Boogie (5.15a/9a+)

[embedded content]In October, 2016, Stefano Ghisolfi made the third ascent of Jungle Boogie, in Ceuse, France. This is the story of his redpoint. Jungle Boogie was first climbed by Adam Ondra in 2012, and Sachi Amma made the second ascent in 2015. A...

Climbing / Blog - 4 weeks ago

Rescue Helicopter Crashes in Austria

[embedded content]Scary stuff. This footage captures the crash of a mountain rescue helicopter on Großglockner (12,461'), the tallest peak in Austria. The vehicle stopped just shy of a 300-meter drop. Miraculously, no one was injured. Vittorio Messin...

Climbing / Blog - 4 weeks 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 - 1 month ago

Beginner Crack Climbing Tips From Will Stanhope

[embedded content]Ever wonder how to climb up a crack in the rock, instead of on defined holds? To the gym or sport climber, it can seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it, a solid handjam will feel like a bomber jug. Here, accomplish...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month ago

Funny: Pull—A Story About Lead Climbing

[embedded content]According to this video, which is like a filmed distillation of Unbelayvable, we called it "a brilliant look at the future of climbing." We don't remember saying that, but we'll take their word for it."Pull follows one of the top le...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month ago

The Crack Generator 3000

[embedded content]Meet the new standard for crack training: the Crack Generator 3000. The machine can create cracks of all sizes (that's where the name comes from), from small fingers to a full-on chimney. The machine was created by Gerke Hoekstra an...

Climbing / Blog - 1 month 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...