Watch: Photographer Chris Burkard Climbs Huge Yosemite Cracks

Chris Burkard, a wildly successful adventure photographer and filmmaker, might not be known for his climbing prowess. But this video certainly proves Burkard’s love for off-width crack climbing.

“Cracked Out” is Chris Burkard’s journey to climb off-widths in Yosemite. This video showcases the Twilight Zone, a 5.10-plus-wide crack. With clips of Alex Honnold and brutal off-width hand stacks, this video is a must-watch for any crack climbing aficionado.

justin simoni climbs second flatiron 20 times
Man Climbs 11 Miles Nonstop Up and Down Second Flatiron
Watch Justin Simoni embark on one of the strangest climbing accomplishments ever. He climbs up *and* down Boulder, Colorado's Second Flatiron 20 times in a row! Read more…

Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.