VIDEO: Coxsey Climbs New Base Line (V14)25-Jul-2014
The rough, uncut video of Shauna Coxsey topping out on her first V14, becoming the third woman in the world to climb this grade. Pretty good for a video shot on an IPhone set up in a tree. ...25-Jul-2014
VIDEO: Nalle Hukkataival on Bügeleisen Sit Start (V15+)21-Jul-2014
The video of Nalle Hukkataival on what could possibly be the hardest boulder problem in the world -- The Bügeleisen Sit Start (V15+) -- is now available for your viewing.
Hans Florine, 50, Sets Solo Speed Record for Triple Direct on El Cap17-Jul-2014
On July 13, as Yosemite Valley awoke to a high temperature prediction of 106 degrees, speed-master Hans Florine set out to make the first one-day, solo ascent of the Triple Direct on El Capitan. ...17-Jul-2014
Q&A: Shauna Coxsey Third Woman to Climb V1416-Jul-2014
British climber Shauna Coxey is now the third woman to ever climb a V14 with her ascent of New Base Line in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Rock and Ice caught up with Coxey to ask her about her breakthrough into the grade of V14.
Sam Davis Climbs Jade (V14)16-Jul-2014
Photographer and scientist, Sam Davis, has crimped his way to the top of Jade (V14) in Upper Chaos Canyon, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. ...16-Jul-2014
Q&A: Alex Megos Sends Biographie/Realization (5.15a) in Three Tries16-Jul-2014
The 20-year-old German wunderkind Alex Megos has astounded the climbing world once again with his one-day, third-try ascent of Biographie/Realization (5.15a) in Céüse, France. Rock and Ice contacted Megos to hear more about his ascent of Biographie and his other projects at Céüse. ...16-Jul-2014
Q&A: Mirko Caballero Claims His 2nd V1414-Jul-2014
At just 13-years-old, Mirko Caballero has claimed his second V14, sending Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa, over the weekend. Caballero became the youngest person to climb V14 this past March. ...14-Jul-2014
Rock Climbing Accident: Respected Climber Falls 50 Feet and Dies at Cathedral Ledge14-Jul-2014
Brian Delaney, respected climber of Scarborough, Maine, died Saturday afternoon after an estimated 50-foot fall from the top of a climb on the upper left wall of Cathedral Ledge in New Hampshire, according to the Conway Daily Sun. ...14-Jul-2014
Coxsey and Caballero Climb V1414-Jul-2014
Just one day after Ashima Shiraishi sent her first V14, becoming the second woman to ever climb the grade, Shauna Coxsey climbed New Base Line (V14) in Magic Wood, Switzerland. Mirko Caballero has climbed Golden Shadow, the second V14 of his career. ...14-Jul-2014
Ashima Shiraishi, 13, Becomes Second Female to Climb V1411-Jul-2014
Ashima Shiraishi, just 13-years-old, has crushed her first V14 by sending Fred Nicole’s Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa, becoming the second woman ever to climb such a grade.
Mélissa Le Nevé Sends Baa Baa Black Sheep (5.14b/c)10-Jul-2014
Mélissa Le Nevé celebrated her 25 birthday in style by sending Baa Baa Black Sheep (5.14b/c) in Céüse, France. ...10-Jul-2014
Alex Puccio Sends Nuthin’ But Sunshine (V13)07-Jul-2014
Alex Puccio has climbed her second V13 in seven days, repeating Dave Graham’s Nuthin’ But Sunshine in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, July 6. ...07-Jul-2014
Q&A: Joe Kinder Climbs Punks in the Gym (5.14a) in a Downpour02-Jul-2014
The perpetually stoked Joe Kinder managed to climb Punks in the Gym, the world’s first 5.14a, during a torrential downpour in the Grampians of Australia.
Rock and Ice contacted Kinder to hear more about sending Punks, and his recent Australian road-trip....02-Jul-2014
Q&A: Sam Elias and Mike Kerzhner Fire 3rd Ascent of El Cap's PreMuir (5.13+)01-Jul-2014
Sam Elias and Mike Kerzhner have completed the third free ascent of PreMuir - a 35-pitch 5.13c/d right up the center of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California. Rock and Ice caught up with Elias to hear more details on sending PreMuir. ...01-Jul-2014
Austin Siadak Solos Evolution Traverse in a Day01-Jul-2014
Austin Siadak, 26, has become the first reported climber to solo the Evolution Traverse (V1, 5.9) in the High Sierra of California from car to car in under a day. He completed the route in 23 hours and 58 minutes on Monday, June 23.
Roland Hemetzberger Frees Multi-Pitch 5.14a in Zillertal, Austria01-Jul-2014
German climber Roland Hemetzberger has free climbed an old project in Austria's Zillertal valley, opening the 330-foot Golden Secret (5.14a). ...01-Jul-2014
Q&A: Mirko Caballero flashes his first V11 in South Africa27-Jun-2014
Mirko “Kid Crusher” Caballero, 13, has flashed his first V11, Desperado, in Rocklands, South Africa....27-Jun-2014
Kyle Vassilopoulos Establishes 130-Foot 5.14 at Wolf Point26-Jun-2014
Kyle Vassilopoulos has opened a new 130-foot 5.14a in the massive limestone cave of Wolf Point, near Lander, Wyoming....26-Jun-2014
Hukkataival Climbs Alpine Sport Testpiece Sibergeier (5.14a)24-Jun-2014
World-renowned boulderer Nalle Hukkataival has climbed Beat Kammerlander’s Silbergeier (5.13d/5.14a) in the Rätikon, the Swiss Alps. Established in 1993, Silbergeier remains one of the most difficult alpine sport climbs in the world. ...24-Jun-2014
Chattanooga's Take on Buildering23-Jun-2014
Chattanooga, Tennessee, known for its sandstone bouldering and single-pitch climbing, is now home to a new kind of climbing....23-Jun-2014