Mary Harlan, a single mom, firefighter and paramedic student, plans to attempt the “improbable”—a linkup of Moonlight Buttress (5.12d), Sheer Lunacy (5.12c) and Shune's Buttress (5.11+) in Zion National Park, Utah, all free and in less than 24 hours.
USA's under-dog, Jesse Grupper, surprises the international field in Arco, Italy at the IFSC Youth World Lead Championships with a silver medal—an event as unexpected as his take-down at SCS Open Nationals last March. What will Grupper do next?
Jesse Grupper, 18, unexpectedly brought the house down last Saturday in Watertown, MA with a silver second at the 2015 Open SCS Nationals. In this Rock and Ice exclusive interview, Grupper talks about training, expectations and his future goals.