Weekend Whipper: Splash Landing - Groundfall at Great Falls National Park
This aid climber is roughly 21 feet off the deck in Great Falls National Park, Virginia. While above two body-weight placements, he steps into his etrier and loads his last piece of pro. Unfortunately, the piece pops, and he zippers down the rock and crashes violently into the mud puddled ledge. Luckily, the climber escapes an extremely close call with minor injuries, in part due to his helmet. "Lessons learned: A few!"
Nina Caprez Redpoints All Pitches on Orbayu (5.14b)
Nina Caprez has redpointed every pitch of the fierce Orbayu—a 1,640-foot 5.14b on the limestone formation known as Naranjo de Bulnes, located in the Picos de Europa mountains of Asturias, Spain.
TNB: A Short Talk with Sierra Blair-Coyle
On June 10, Sierra Blair-Coyle hit 100,000 Facebook likes. She has been interviewed by Teen Vogue; in April appeared in a bouldering photo in Outside Online; in May was on the cover of Scottsdale Health. It’s been a big year for Blair-Coyle, primarily a boulderer, though she also climbs routes. So—who is this person?

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Gallery images by Dean Fidelman.