Craig Pope warms up on JR Token (5.10), Trout Creek, Northern Oregon. Photo by Ben Herndon.
Robb Klassen feeds the Lizard's Mouth Traverse (V0+), The Lizard Mouth, Santa Barbara, California. Photo by Richard Gross.
Iwan Kwecheng digs into Crack Miring (5.11a), Kelud Mountain, Kediri, East Java, Indonesia. Photo by Oki Lutfi.
Vincent Causse moving through the thin crux on Indian Summer (V9) in Hampi, India. Photo by Kaare Iverson.
Slab happy in Japan. Photo by Daisuke Inoue.
Suzie Christensen has her License to Climb (7b), Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Photo by Andrew Christensen.
John Gould on Fear of Climbing (5.12b) Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Photo by Matt Hughes.
Asa Firestone mans up on Dos Hermanos (5.12-), Donnelly Canyon, Indian Creek, Utah. Photo by John Lloyd.
Dave John on The Bill (A1), Goosehead, Mount Lemmon, Arizona. Photo by Dan Heacock.
Alijaz Anderie carves up Pericnik Waterfall (WI 5+), Julian Alps, Slovenia. Photo by Anja Peternelj.
Annika Frommer smells the summit on pitch 12 of Stetind's South Pillar (5.10a), National Mountain, Norway. Photo by Christoph Haas.
Matt Pickren misses it by that much on Swedin-Ringle (5.12a), Indian Creek, Utah. Photo by Marcus Garcia.
John Hinrichsen on Casanova (5.11-), on the Phallus, Mount Lemon, Arizona. Photo by Dan Heacock.
Slovenian badass Aljaz Anderle alone on Lambada (WI 6-), Julian Alps. Photo by Anja Peternelj.
Matt Bush on Street Fighter (34/5.14b), Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Photo by Oliver Kruger.
Andy Patterson on T-Crack (5.10c), Gibraltar Rock, Santa Barbara, California. Anderson is a student at the Brooks Institute of Photography. Photo by Luke Anderson.
Hazel Findlay flashes the first pitch of the East Face of Monkey Face, a 5.12c at Smith Rocks State Park, Oregon. Photo by Dearric Winchester.
Rafael Torres on an unnamed 5.11 on Serra do Cipo, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Photo by Naoki Arima.
Zach Romero and Mosaic (5.12c), The Gallery, Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Photo by Elodie Saracco.
Joe Simonsen demonstrates proper footwork on Solarium (5.11c), Muir Valley, Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Photo by Brain Pardoj.
Basecamp on Monte Perdido, the highest peak in the Pyrenees of Spain. Photo by Christoph Haas.
Hayden Dudley, Slice and Dice (5.12), Indian Creek, Utah. Photo by J. Dominic Smith.
Patrick Olson at the crux of America's Most Wanted (5.13c), Robber's Roost Cave, Mount Charleston, Nevada. Photo by Luke Olson.
Ashima Shiraishi sends Chablanke (V11) at Hueco Tanks, Texas. Photo by Julien Jarry.
This rock, the Kjerag Bolten, is wedged over 3,000 feet of air at the Lysefjorden in the southern part of Norway. Famous as a launching point for BASE jumpers, the fjord is one of Norway's largest and home to spectacular rock and ice climbing. Here, a bold Annika Frommer, sans BASE rig, tests the boulder's reliability. Photo by Christoph Haas.
Daniel Montague fiddles in the brass on Lazy Bum (5.10d), Sunnyside Bench, Yosemite. Photo by Luke Anderson.
Trevor McDonald on his Into the Mystic (5.11+), Pemberton, B.C. Photo by Jimmy Martinello.
Solarium (V4) at The Happy Boulders, Bishop, California. Akinola Soyode-Johnson, spotted by Paul Nakauchi, basks in it. Photo by Brian Branstetter.