Alex Megos needed only three tries to send Biographie (5.15a), two tries for La Rambla (5.15a), two hours for Action Directe (5.14d), and one try to climb Estado Critico, claiming the world's first 5.14d onsight. It's no wonder why Megos has now turned to unclimbed projects at the cliffs he visits.
The video of Nalle Hukkataival on what could possibly be the hardest boulder problem in the world—Bügeleisen Sit Start (V15+)—is now available for your viewing.
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.
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.
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.