Twenty-one-year-old Chen ticks off one of the hardest routes in North America.
Meet Andrew Palmer: America's newest 5.15 climber. A Rumney local, Palmer made the fourth ascent of the New Hampshire sport crag's hardest route, Jaws II (5.15a), last weekend. He joins only a handful of American climbers to have ticked the grade.
Mike Foley likes to draw, usually portraits, in charcoal. He spends anywhere from a couple of hours to a few days on a given drawing. “I like stuff that involves a lot of fine-detail work,” he says. “I’m pretty meticulous like that.” He also likes complex, “minute-detail” climbs.