Climber Dies From Fall in the Gunks
A Chilean climber took a fatal 20-foot fall from the Gunks classic Yellow Wall on Saturday.
Gear Review: The Scarpa Booster S
Most companies make zero to three shoes that I actually want to wear for gym, bouldering, and sport climbing. Scarpa has five and counting (look for the super-soft Furia next spring). The variety is great, but can pose a conundrum. Which Scarpa shoe should you buy? This review tries to answer that question.
TNB: Eight Ways to Improve Your Footwork
“Well, I use my feet a lot better than you do,” my friend Ben said. Well, he was right. This conversation occurred years ago in France, when I was first experiencing sport climbing. Ben was not simply putting his shoes on the rock carefully, but adding an active element: “You can grab with your feet and pull yourself in,” he said. It’s a lesson I’ve passed to many since then, and is crucial on steep ground.

Today's Videos

Nils Favre: One Day in Targasonne
Nils Favre: One Day in Targasonne
Vastervik Boulder Meet 2011
Vastervik Boulder Meet 2011


Gallery images by Dean Fidelman.