Tough problems on small stone.
‘Sleepwalker (8C+/V16) First Ascent’ Is Climbing Video Done Right
Although just under seven minutes long, the simple story arc is compelling and keeps the viewer entranced by the subject — one tough-as-nails bouldering project.
Five Ten to Launch Bouldering-Specific ‘Aleon’ Shoe
The to-be-released Five Ten Aleon weds modern materials and Adidas testing with the old-school experience of Fred Nicole.
American Alex Puccio Wins Gold in Bouldering World Cup
Alex Puccio won her second World Cup gold in Vail, Colo., this weekend, completing the final problem in one go. Second- and third-place climbers Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi, respectively, didn’t finish the final problem.
Boulder In Your Bedroom? Megalith Boulderwall Says Yes
Boulder in your bedroom (or living room, or office) with a modular Megalith Boulderwall climbing-wall system meant to look good anywhere.
Corrugated Crash Pad Review: New Tech for Better Landing
After two months of testing, we found the Send Climbing 3×4 Pro Crash Pad safe and easy to carry.
New US Climbing Experience: MN Gym To Use ‘No Grip’ Holds
Double textures and zero grip holds are sure to throw climbers a new challenge. The Minneapolis Bouldering Project, opening next month, is among the first U.S. gyms to use these quirky holds.
This Bouldering Pad is Made to Carry
Organic Climbing and Mystery Ranch Backpacks collaborate to build a bouldering pad you can carry far into the wilds.
Climbing Video Series: The World’s Most Classic Boulders
First ascensionists and climbing legends take center stage as they give first-hand accounts of iconic boulder problems around the world.
New Study: Treat Anxiety, Depression with… Bouldering
Researchers found the mental, physical, and social aspects of bouldering make it a prime candidate to help treat depression.
No Ropes, Add Sauna: The Latest Trend In Climbing Gyms
A new Minneapolis climbing gym will have 20,000 feet of climbing space, a yoga studio, free weights. But it doesn’t have a single rope.
‘Brothers Of Climbing’ Group Spreads Message Of Inclusivity
‘Black people don’t climb’ is a phrase members of Brothers of Climbing hear all the time. They challenge that misconception with the reply ‘you can do this.’
Meet The Maker: Organic Climbing, Made In The USA
Organic Climbing’s American-made crash pads, chalk bags, and backpacks will last a very long time.
Love At First Send: Butora Acro Climbing Shoe Review
The Acro rock climbing shoes from Butora have become my new favorite shoe for hard boulder problems and short, steep sport climbing routes. Here’s why.
V17: The Hardest ‘Problem’ In Rock Climbing
Nalle Hukkataival on Sunday, October 23, sent his project 3 1/2 years in the making, titled Burden of Dreams. He suggests a V17 grade (9a), the world’s first.
Try ‘Augmented Reality’ Climbing Wall For Goofy Fun
Use your body for a pong paddle or climb ‘augmented routes’ with this bouldering wall coupled to a computer-controlled projector.
Meet The 19-Year-Old Blowing Up The Climbing World
What’s the secret of up-and-coming rock climber Nathaniel Coleman? The middle splits and the ‘power of the psych.’
Freakish Strength: This Climber’s Power Is Incredible
These nine gifs of German climber Jan Hojer show physical strength beyond anything we’ve seen yet.
Your Arms Will Ache Just Watching This ‘Power Climber’
Watch this 23-year-old throw huge dynamic moves and work a campus board like he’s Spider Man.