While in the States this past winter, Niky ticked off test-piece problems like Meadowlark Lemon (V14) in Red Rocks, Mandala Sit (V13) in Bishop, and numerous proud highballs like Evilution Direct (V11).
This year marks five years since Sean lost her 12-year battle with ovarian cancer, but her legacy and spirit live on through the HERA Foundation and Climb4Life.
She’d had a climbing accident and it wasn’t from screaming her way through the crux of a 5.12 or from getting too bold on a gnarly trad route.
Under the light of a brilliant full moon, the towering apparition jilted up the pebbly hill towards a gigantic boulder.
Steven Roth is a Florida born and bred climber who enjoys the complexity and calculations involved with highball bouldering.
Among the camera flashes and ecstatic cheers of a huge audience, Jimmy Webb stood atop the winner’s podium at Salt Lake City’s first annual Psicocomp.
Tyler Wilcutt climbs hard and works harder. His organization, The Action Fund, is dedicated to replacing fixed hardware to keep climbing as safe as possible.
It’s possible that you haven’t heard of Andrew Palmer, though in East coast climbing circles he’s well known for his undercover crushing of some of the East’s hardest routes.
Steve Lapen has claimed the third ascent of Ghetto Booty (5.14c/d) which raises the question, "Who the hell is Steve Lapen?"
Slovenian transplant Martina Mali is a doctor by trade, but you wouldn't know it if you saw her cranking her way through double digit roofs in Hueco Tanks.