Keyword: California

Upside down no-hand rest in 8c+ trad route

First repeat in seven years: Connor Herson climbs the 8c+ trad route Blackbeard's Tears in Northern California.

Dawn Wall in the sights of Berthe and Vanhee - is the devaluation threatened?

The two Belgian Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe have arrived in Yosemite Valley. Your goal is to redpunkt climb one of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world, The Dawn Wall. Does this mean that the route is threatened with an imminent devaluation?

Wacky Granite Tufa route: Carlo Traversi climbs Empath (9a +)

Carlo Traversi made the first ascent of Route Empath in Kirkwood in October 2020, followed by repeats by Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods. This video...

Jimmy Webb can crimp hard: He sends Lucid Dreaming (8c)

Jimmy Webb climbs the 8c boulder Lucid Dreaming in Bishop. The ledge climbing in Lucid Dreaming is actually not for the American.

Jonathan Siegrist gets the third ascent of the monster route Jumbo Love

The American Jonathan Siegrist succeeds in the third redpoint ascent of the route Jumbo Love (9b) in Clark Mountain, California, which Chris Sharma first climbed. It was Chris Sharma who...

Video: Jorg Verhoeven successful in the Dihedral Wall

12 years after Tommy Caldwell's first ascent of the Dihedral Wall (5.14a / 8b+) in Yosemite Valley, the route experienced its first ascent at the end of last year...

Nina Williams is the first woman to climb the 13-Meter-Highball Ambrosia

Two days after Margo Hayes wrote a 9a+ climbing history with the first female ascent, Nina Williams also proves with the ascent of the highball Ambrosia how...

Lucid Dreaming: Fourth climb after 7 years for Toru Nakajima

The Japanese boulderer Toru Nakajima no longer has to call the 8c test piece Lucid Dreaming in Bishop (California) a project since last weekend. He managed the fourth ascent...