Keyword: Yosemite

Alex Honnold pulverizes the solo speed record for Salathé Wall

Alex “No-Big-Deal” Honnold set a new rope solo speed record on El Capitan: the Salathé Wall in 11 hours and 18 minutes.

Alex Honnold goes free soloing even on wet rock

Alex Honnold is back in Yosemite Valley with two 300-meter free solos, one of them on wet rock.

Miška Izakovičová manages a free ascent of the Golden Gate big wall route

34-year-old Slovakian Miška Izakovičová free climbs the Huberbuam big wall route Golden Gate on El Capitan

Babsi Zangerl: “That was the most shocking moment of the whole route”

On El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, Babsi Zangerl and Lara Neumeier manage a free ascent of the Muir Blast/El Corazon big wall linkup.

Babsi Zangerl climbs the hardest trad line of her life: Meltdown (8c+)

Babsi Zangerl repeats one of the most difficult trad crack routes in the world in Yosemite Valley: Meltdown (8c+)

These are the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world

The Dawn Wall in Yosemite and Valhalla in Getu, China are currently the only multi-pitch routes in the ninth degree of French. There are also numerous other rock-hard big wall climbs. We have compiled a list of the most difficult multi-pitch routes in the world for you.

Film about the toughest big wall route in the world: Darkest Before Dawn

Immerse yourself in the world of Belgian professional climber Siebe Vanhee, who authentically and genuinely portrays his first season on Yosemite's toughest big wall in the film Darkest Before Dawn. The infamous Dawn Wall proves to be a challenge in more ways than one.

This is how Alex Honnold climbs The Phoenix (7c +) free solo

In 2011, Alex Honnold realized what was then the most difficult rope-free ascent in Yosemite Valley with his free solo from The Phoenix (7c +). More than ten years later, filmmaker Peter Mortimer publishes the video of the radical solo effort. A personal and breathtaking look behind the scenes of this solo.

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