La Dura Dura Sent by Adam Ondra!

Big Up Productions just announced via instagram that Adam Ondra has sent La Dura Dura! His second 5.15C! Not to mention, within hours of Chris Sharma sending a long time 5.15b project at Santa Linya in Catalunya, Spain. This comes on the heels of Adam sending a 5.15c project in Norway called The Change. These … Continue reading

Czech Fenomen Adam Ondra Climbs 5.15c in Norway – The Change

Heralded as the next greatest climber in the world, Adam Ondra has pushed the limits to a level no other climber has achieved with his first ascent of The Change, his project in Norway’s Flatanger Cave. Ondra suggests a rating of 5.15c which would make The Change the hardest sport climb in the world. As I wrote in … Continue reading

REEL ROCK 7 Trailer

Brought too you by Sender Films – REEL ROCK 7 film tour premiers on September 13 with a cast of crushers and crazies! For details on local showings: http://www.reelrocktour.com/calendar/ Enjoy! Enare

Game Changers in the Shadows of Sharma

Chris Sharma has dominated the climbing world for the past 15 years. He began the 21st century by establishing a route heralded as the first 5.15a in the world.  At 21, Sharma’s ascent of Realization was neither the pinnacle of, nor the beginning of his climbing career. He had taken the top seat of the climbing world at … Continue reading

Just Got Published in Dead Point Magazine!!!

All those hours I have spent investing in my writing and the countless night of sleep laboring over my craft have finally paid off with some recognition. Yup, you guessed it, after some pruning and winnowing, I have been published in the March-May 2012 issue of Dead Point Magazine. Ok maybe being featured in the … Continue reading

Never leave the kid’s alone with your Climbing Gear

This is what you have to look forward to when your kid’s friends start getting into your climbing gear! To add to the general dirtbaggery of a climbing lifestyle, check out what my son and his buddy have been up too lately: My buddy recently got this exchange between our 5 month olds and I could … Continue reading

Video Fridays: Jonathan Siegrist First Ascent of Le Reve – 5.15a

I am constantly impressed by the lines that are going up in the 5.15 range. As Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra receive the most attention for pushing the sport to it’s limits. In 2011 alone, there were 19 redpoint ascents at 5.15a/b and although a majority of these were climbed by Sharma and Ondra, they … Continue reading