Sterling Rope is putting out a series of five video interviews, and the first one, featuring Chris Sharma, was posted a couple days ago. It’s a fun glimpse into his daily routine of projecting hard routes, with of course a little plug for Sterling at the end. Enjoy! Chris Sharma – Sterling and Climbing from [...]
Some burly Italian dudes bring a bolted crack back to it’s natural state and get after it on gear.
Climbers have long known of the many towers spread across the Navajolands, but they are generally off limits without permission from the locals.
The last installment of our 5Point Faves is Towers of the Ennedi, the story of a group of climbers who visit a remote region of Chad in search of unclimbed desert towers.
Birthright looks at how one man wont let the loss of legs stop him from enjoying the sport he loves, and Dark Side of the Lens is an artistic glimpse into the mind of a photographer.
The second installment of our 5Point favorites is the Love Letter, the story of Fitz and Becca Cahall getting back to their roots in the Sierra Nevada’s.
Skateistan tells the story of kids living in warn torn Kabul who find hope and inspiration in skateboarding, and Poett looks at the life of modern day cattle ranchers who beleive in providing sustainably grown beef to their community.
Would you still climb if it meant you could be arrested and jailed for it?
A team of North Face athletes recently spent some time in the Ennedi Desert of Chad, seeking out unclimbed towers.
Keeping with the local ice theme this week, here’s a great video of Sam Elias on the steep stuff at Rifle and Redstone.
Think you are fast at climbing ice?
Thanks to the Black Diamond Journal for this one: a great video of Cedar Wright & Nick Martino on the first ascent of a multipitch 5.13 in Indian Creek, Utah. Back to the Roots: M.D.M.C.P. a new 5.13 in Indian Creek from Cedar Wright on Vimeo.
The American Alpine Club recently ran a video contest, and this was the first place winner. It’s a compilation of footage from a helmet cam of climbing some sweet looking pillars in the Ghost River Valley in Canada. You can find out more about the video here.
We’re still plugging away at the site redesign, which we hope to have live this week, so things on the content front have been a little neglected. Thankfully my friend Dana at the American Alpine Club sent me their new video promoting the AAC and the benefits of membership. For a long time I remember [...]
We recently were sent the trailer for a new climbing film coming out soon called the North Face, which tells the story of Tony Kurz and Andi Hinterstoisser’s dramatic attempt to scale the Eiger north face in 1936. From the website: “Based on a true story, NORTH FACE is a gripping adventure drama about a competition to [...]