Climb Safe: The Dangers of Modifying Your Gear
To help make more climbers safer climbers, Rock and Ice has teamed up with Black Diamond Equipment to present the Climb Safe series. These articles aim to answer some of climbing's most common gear-related questions. Here, Kolin Powick, Black Diamond’s Director of Quality, tackles the dangers of modifying gear.
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk, Mecca Extension (5.14b) and What it Means to be a Climber
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk, 28, of Sheffield, England, has been climbing since she was eight years old. In her 20 years of climbing, she has amassed an impressive tick list of routes. Rock and Ice caught up with Mina to hear what she has to say on what it means to be a female climber.
Earthquake, Avalanche, 18 Dead on Everest, Over 1,400 in Nepal
​An earthquake measuring 7.8 in magnitude rocked Nepal today—killing over 900 people—and triggered an avalanche on Mt. Everest that has left at least 18 climbers dead and an unknown number missing or trapped. [UPDATED WITH VIDEO FOOTAGE OF AVALANCHE]

Today's Videos

Caroline Ciavaldini - First Female Ascent of Requiem (E8 6c)
Caroline Ciavaldini - First Female Ascent of Requiem (E8 6c)
Dave Graham in Las Vegas (Part 1)
Dave Graham in Las Vegas (Part 1)






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