Weekend Whipper: Sam Elias Takes A Beater in Ouray
In 2010, Sam Elias took second at the Ouray Ice Competition. But in 2011, a little slip sent him for a fall that caused the every onlooker to cringe. "I was on the end of the rope before I even realized what happened," says Elias.
Sonnie Trotter Establishes His Hardest Trad Climb - Family Man (5.14b)
On October 21, Sonnie Trotter finished off a project that he believes to be the hardest trad route he has ever established.
TNB: Run, Rabbit: Hermann Gollner, 71, cranks Pump-O-Rama (5.13a)
“I want to do Pump-O-Rama when I am 70,” Hermann Gollner said a few years ago. “If I don’t, I will be the one you see weeping at the bottom.” He laughed his booming Hermann laugh. Each year Hermann, compact and wiry, road trips from the Reno area to Rifle. He turned 70 in September of last year, but did not attempt the route then because he was recovering from shoulder surgery. Instead he climbed Pump-O-Rama this past May.

Today's Videos

Jimmy Webb's Euro Trip pt. 3
Jimmy Webb's Euro Trip pt. 3
Trad FA of Augmentium (5.13c) in Tasmania
Trad FA of Augmentium (5.13c) in Tasmania


Gallery images by Dean Fidelman.