Weekend Whipper: Texas Top-Out
Sometimes the hardest climbing on a route isn't the crux during a redpoint, as demonstrated in this Weekend Whipper. After successfully top-roping Buddha (5.12a), a limestone route in Texas put up by Rock and Ice Editor Jeff Jackson, this climber should have the remaining 5.11 climbing in the bag ... however, the slopey top-out proves too difficult with a hefty pump. Bombs away!
Ashima Shiraishi Climbs V12 in Bishop
Ashima Shiraishi is spending her holiday break climbing in Bishop, California, and has already made an ascent of Maze of Death (V12).
TNB: 10 Tips for Jolene Kay, Professional Climber (and Hot Actress)
“Jolene Kay: Rock Climber” is a high production short that shows an actress leaping and dancing her way up and around some sandstone cliffs. Kay is a VERY attractive woman and she looks great as she pretends to be a climber and I applaud her acting in this film, and I think she has a great career ahead of her. She does not, however, quite pull off the role of “professional rock climber.”

Today's Videos

The Four Pillars of Lofoten Island
The Four Pillars of Lofoten Island
Daniel Woods Sending Lucid Dreaming (V15)
Daniel Woods Sending Lucid Dreaming (V15)


Gallery images by Dean Fidelman.