Interview: Alex Megos Climbs Slow, But Sends Fast
Alex Megos needed only three tries to send Biographie (5.15a), two tries for La Rambla (5.15a), two hours for Action Directe (5.14d), and one try to climb Estado Critico, claiming the world's first 5.14d onsight. It's no wonder why Megos has now turned to unclimbed projects at the cliffs he visits.
Bonus Feature: The Rock Rambo - A "Tough Mudder" For Climbers
Any wannabe badass worth his weight in Andro knows about the Tough Mudder races. Designed by members of the British Special Forces, these popular obstacle-course events dole out suffering by the muddy, sloshy, electrified gallon. But why should the dirt donkeys and quagmire queens have all the fun? Can’t we climbers get in on the masochistic action too?
Weekend Whipper: Unbelievable Catch!
A little free solo jaunt up an obscure cliff in sneakers is never a good idea, but in this Weekend Whipper, two inexperienced climbers use poor judgement and decide to go for it anyway. However, while confronting a slight bulge in the stone, the higher climber loses his footing, and pitches off. While surely heading for an extremely dangerous and possible fatal fall, luck intervenes, and he is saved by a catch you have to see to believe.

Today's Videos

Eli: A 5.13c First Ascent in Western Masachusettes
Eli: A 5.13c First Ascent in Western Masachusettes
Nils Favre's Bouldering Trip to Spain
Nils Favre's Bouldering Trip to Spain


Gallery images by Dean Fidelman.