Fiona Langerberger pebble wrestles between breakers on the North Shore of Oahu. Photo by Hi Kaneoha.
Cassie Murray rises above the madding crowd on Flyin' Hawaiian (5.11b), Rumney, New Hampshire. Photo by Matt Richter.
Paul Barazza runs the gauntlet of Serpentine (V9/10), Way Lake, California. Photo by Johnn Vallejo.
Jeff Lapointe and Alexander Militao descend from a three-day ascent of Nevado Pisco (18,000 feet) in Peru's Cordillera Blanca. Photo by Harry Lichtman.
Dave Johnson approaches the vanishing point on the South Face of Mount Hood, Oregon. Photo by Dave Johnson.
Forest Wagner on the initial knife-edge ridge on Mount Logan's (12,500 feet) East Ridge. Photo Josh Garner.
Jai Dub Hackett redpoints Stem the Tide (5.10d R), Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. Photo by Garrett Smith.
Asa DeHann and Youth Warm Up (5.11c) at Poux, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Photo by Steve Denny.
The mega classic Thin Ice (5.10b) on Sorcerer Needle, Sequoia National Forest, California. Photo by Dan Rose.
Storm shelter inside Mount Baker (10,781 feet), The Cascades, Washington. Photo by Michael Kittell.
Nathan Kukathas says phooey to Peel Street (5.11a), Central Crag, Hong Kong. Photo by Ryan Gellert.
Stars circumnavigate Polaris above Mt. Hood (11,249 feet). The orange glow is from the lights of Portland, Oregon. Photo by Michael Kittell.
Michael Kittel jumps for Jehosophat at the Salmon Glacier, northern British Columbia. Photo by Taylor Smith.
Enjoying summit bliss atop the Headstone, Joshua Tree National Monument, California. Photo by Jason Stevens.
Andy Wolaver becomes one with nature on Figures on a Landscape (5.10b), Joshua Tree. Photo by Andrew Schoneberger.
Alaskan bush pilot Paul Roderick threads his Talkeetna Air Taxi around Mount Dickey in the Ruth Gorge. Photo by Kolin Powick.
Stefan Negscheider of Austria does a fly-by of Airplane (V6/7) at Hampi, India. Photo by Kaar Iverson.
Alex Honnold enjoys the high lonesome on the mile-long ridge of Matthes Crest, a spectacular 5.6 in Yosemite National Park, California. Photo by Kolin Powick.
Kyle Boehm does the Booka Booka Booka (V13) at Moe's Valley, Utah. Photo by Phillip Sam Davis.
Elizabeth Tai on Threadfin (5.12c), Tsunami Wall, Red Rock, Nevada. Photo by Luke Olsen.
Matt Maddaloni and Line of the Rose (5.12b), on Ko Ka near Ko Kong East, Krabi, Thailand. Photo by Diana Sabreen.
Andrew Oliver on Murderboat Suicide (5.14) at Point Cove, Lake Travis, outside Austin, Texas. Photo by Erik Moore.