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Last week the 33-year-old Frenchwoman made the first female ascent of the world-famous route established by Johnny Dawes in 1986.
The power climbing couple of James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini share their favorite climbing spots and outings in their new book, Climbing Beyond. In this excerpt from a chapter on climbing around Pembrokeshire, Wales, Pearson shares beta on Stennis Ford and Muy Caliente, one of the area's most difficult lines.
"It really is kind of a marvel of nature that this line exists," Pearson said of Tribe. "It's probably the best hard route I’ve climbed in terms of the complexity of movement, the quality of the rock."
An old world steeped in climbing history. A new adventure as seen through a child’s eyes. Towers Of Tigray follows James Pearson and Caro Ciavaldini and their young son Arthur to the giant walls and ancient routes of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where priests and worshippers have scaled sun-scorched towers to reach their secret and sacred churches since the fourth century.
An excerpt from Mick Fowler's upcoming memoir No Easy Way, available October 4, 2018.
Mich Kemeter, who is also a world-class pistol shooter, world-champion slackliner and accomplished BASE jumper, has climbed Voie Petit (8b 5.13d), one of the toughest high-alpine multi-pitch routes in Europe.