For many years, climbing federations have organized international meetings. This year the Ceský horolezecký svaz (Czech Mountaineering Federation) invited a group of international climbers to share the climbing experience on their beautiful crags and towers. Trad sandstone climbing is a very specific kind of rock climbing and in the area of Adršpach-Teplice you can find more […]
New Routing in Southern Siberia, South Chuysky range, Altai Mountains, Siberia, Russia Photograph by Greg Annandale
Taming the Sky, Near the Lesse River, Belgium Photograph by Stijn Van Hulle Tradclimbing a splitter on this face during a shower. The picture was finally taken with my Canon Ixus70 pocket camera while the Nikon D700 was in my backpack sheltering from some heavy rain drops.
Sunset Over Smith Rock, Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon, United States Photograph by Katie Paulson After a long day of climbing the sun sets over the fantastic skyline of the Smith Rock Group. Smith Rock State park is famous for being the birthplace of modern American sport climbing. Located in central Oregon’s high desert, […]
Yvon Chouinard once said, “It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong.” I heard it repeated on the film 180 Degrees South and it reminded me that many of my most enjoyable adventures had, in fact, been riddled with unexpected twists. One that stood out was my trip up Glacier Peak in Washington’s North Cascades, […]
100 meters up Savandurga, we are exposed, without protection, and alone. Ambar, a local climber, and I are the only two that decide to make the treacherous climb up one of the steeper routes of India’s largest monolithic rock. At a 60 degree incline on smooth granite, I realize this climbing trip is quickly turning […]