Bouldering

New Study: Treat Anxiety, Depression with… Bouldering

New Study: Treat Anxiety, Depression with… Bouldering

Researchers found bouldering helps alleviate symptoms in people struggling with depression and anxiety.   Bouldering requires mental focus, physical exertion, and, oftentimes, a friend’s help. Those factors make the activity a unique tool in treating depression, according to a study by…

Bouldering warm up with Shauna Coxsey

Bouldering warm up with Shauna Coxsey

The world’s best female boulderer shows how she warms up before a boulder session.  

Partner Climbing

Partner Climbing

Sierra Blair-Coyle and Richard Edwards show us a partner climbing set. Pink holds for her only and Blue holds for him.  

Blockfest at The Castle last weekend

Blockfest at The Castle last weekend

For those who haven’t climbed with me, this is where I give my lessons. Last weekend the Blockfest competition Finals were held there have a look : For more Blokfest information: http://www.blokfest.com

James Paearson and Caroline Ciavaldini climbing in La Capelle

James Paearson and Caroline Ciavaldini climbing in La Capelle

My favorite local crag where I grew up gets visited by James and Caroline. The access there is restricted due to previous climbers abusing the site.  

The Mawem Brothers Training Hard

The Mawem Brothers Training Hard

Bassa and Mickael  Mawem are stronger than Terminator, and this is only the beginning. Here is a short video of their training… Lets just say that if you don’t tighten the holds, these two guys will make holes in the…

Deep-Water Soloing in Spain – Red Bull Creepers

Deep-Water Soloing in Spain – Red Bull Creepers

Over 300 travellers cross the Puente La Reina on a daily basis, but nobody has ever climbed up it…until now. Top climbers from around the world descended upon Puente La Reina for a head-to-head bouldering competition across the iconic Spanish…

The Master of Moves

The Master of Moves

In the forests of Fontainebleau, the boulders hold some of the most astounding shapes in the world, inspiration to artists and climbers alike. World Cup route setter Jacky Godoffe has been climbing there for decades, and his routes are drawn…

The Perfect Climbing Warm-Up

The Perfect Climbing Warm-Up

GET YOUR BODY READY TO WORK HARD FOR MORE EFFICIENT TRAINING   Compared to sending a project, the idea of warming up is exruciatingly boring, so much so that you might be tempted to skip the proper pre-climb procedures. But…

SEAN MCCOLL || FONTAINEBLEAU

SEAN MCCOLL || FONTAINEBLEAU

Back in March of 2015, Sean McColl takes a two week trip to the enchanted and somewhat creepy forests of Fontainebleau, France. His trip wasn’t short of hard sends; with an 8B flash and a handful of 8B+ sends. Here…

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