Sport Climbing

Calagonone Climbing Experience

Calagonone Climbing Experience

This amazing movie about Climbing in Sardinia, filmed by Francesco Piras, is one of my favourite shorts for this year.   Enjoy!  

Clip Like A Pro – 5 Tips from Sasha DiGiulian and Sean McColl

Clip Like A Pro – 5 Tips from Sasha DiGiulian and Sean McColl

Nothing can ruin a hard redpoint faster than blowing a clip. One second you’re flowing through the moves, pushing through the pump and feeling like there’s a chance you might be clipping chains. And then all hell breaks lose as…

How to Find Climbing Partners at the Crag

How to Find Climbing Partners at the Crag

Photo: Andrew Burr I pulled into the parking lot at Smith Rock State Park solo. I had opted not to put out a call for partners on Mountain Project the night before. I wasn’t interested in spending the day checking…

Belay Extensions

Belay Extensions

Improve multi-pitch communication by adjusting belay position   “Off Belay!” “What?” “I said, ‘Off Belay!’” “What?!” This miscommunication between climbers occurs frequently on routes with long or traversing pitches. The best way to prevent these problems is to extend the…

Attacking the Arch

Attacking the Arch

36m above the Soča river and 85 meters between each arch  

Hardest Female First Ascent Ever for 15-Year Old Laura Rogora?

Hardest Female First Ascent Ever for 15-Year Old Laura Rogora?

Laura Rogora, age 15, has made the first ascent of La Gasparata, 8c+/9a (5.14c/d) at Collepardo, near Rome, after spending only four days on the route. This is one of only a couple of climbs in the running to be…

This Is the Hardest Multi-Pitch Climb in Mallorca, for Now…

This Is the Hardest Multi-Pitch Climb in Mallorca, for Now…

Second Part of the video from Monday… Mallorca is one of Europe’s most beautiful islands so it’s only natural that it has some of Europe’s most beautiful rock climbing. But don’t let the looks deceive you, it’s frickin’ burly as…

Possibly the Hardest Climb in Mallorca, Bolting a Multi-Pitch Monster

Possibly the Hardest Climb in Mallorca, Bolting a Multi-Pitch Monster

Mallorca is one of the most beautiful, exotic climbing locations in all of Europe. These men have found an unclimbed route, a multi-pitched monster of a climb they MUST bolt…  

Getting Up Getu: Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo in China

Getting Up Getu: Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo in China

Watch Alex Honnold and Felipe Camargo attempt the Dani Andrada testpiece, Corazón de Ensueño, an 8 pitch 5.14b in the Chuanshang Cave, Getu Valley, China. The route is perhaps one of the longest roof climbs in the world and had not seen…

Petzl RocTrip China 2011

Petzl RocTrip China 2011

October 26-30, 2011, more than 600 climbers gathered with our team for Petzl RocTrip China. All participants discovered and enjoyed more than 250 brand new pitches on unbelievable limestone especially prepared for the event.   Among the highlights of the…

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