Keyword: Dave Macleod


Is Rhapsody (E11) the most dangerous route in the world?

Magnus Midtbo returns with Dave MacLeod to one of his most impressive first ascents: Rhapsody (E11, 7a).

This is how you improve your foot technique

Foot technique is often given too little attention when climbing. Today we take a closer look at a common mistake that creeps in among both beginners and advanced climbers with climbing pro Dave MacLeod.v

Climbed the classic 300-meter route without a rope

Dave MacLeod is known for his extraordinary nerves. Be it bold trad lines, wild mixed routes or free soloing: the Scots are not easily ruffled. His most recent video shows him rope free on the Left Hand Route on Ben Nevis.

Impressive free solo ascent of the Cioch Nose (200m)

This video shows Dave McLeod free-soloing a well-known multi-pitch tour in Scotland: Cioch Nose.

Nerves of Steel: Dave MacLeod repeats the trad route Lexicon (E11, 7a)

Scotsman Dave MacLeod, known for his daring climbs, grabs the third iteration of the Trad line Lexicon. The route in the Lake District is rated E11, making it one of the most difficult trad routes in England.

Siebe Vanhee repeats Project Fear (8b + / c) - and devalues

The Belgian repeats the line that Dave McLeod first started in 2014 on the north face of the Cima Ovest di Lavaredo. He connected the three hardest pitches and climbed 50 meters at a time through the large roof. He devalued the grade after his inspection.

Dave MacLeod on the Free Solo ascent of Darwin Dixit (8b +) in Margalef

2008 succeeded Dave MacLeod with Darwin Dixit (then rated 8c), which was probably the hardest free-solo ascent. Now he publishes a video.

Barbara Zangerl climbs tough Trad route in Wales

Barbara Zangerl has been hanging around in more northern regions for a few days and reports the ascent of the runout-heavy route Muy Caliente (E10 6c) at Stennis Ford,...