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Alex Honnold is making the rounds again for doing things that Alex Honnold does. For non-climbers, climbing without a rope seems… suicidal. For climbers, Honnold’s latest task seemed … impossible. “Impossible,” and “suicidal”, these are just words people use to describe Honnold on an a daily basis.
Instagram – Facebook Alex Megos is from Erlangen, Germany and started climbing at age 5 and has since added to the laundry list of accomplishments under his belt. He got his start competing in his first competition as part of the Bavarian Sportclimbing Cup in 2006. Just a few years later, he went on to […]
Day Three Our third day in Ouray (pronounced “you’re-ay,” not “ooh-ray” according to the locals) saw us get a comfortably late start. One of the advantages to the town being a whopping 5 minute drive away from the ice park is not feeling rushed in the morning; this allows for a stress-free gear-up and a […]
“Roctripers” gather around the main square of the historic thermal town of Baile Herculane in south Romania, for the opening of this years Petzl Roctrip.
What follows is a detailed recap of our icy adventures in Colorado at the world-famous Ouray Ice Park! Who says you have to climb indoors in the winter!? Day 1 Having arrived in town late the night before, all we’d seen of Ouray, Colorado was the small, one-main-road town nestled in the massive looming […]
Boinking is an efficient and effective way to regain the wall after falling off an overhanging lead route. A little effort and coordination between the climbing pair can save a lot of time and allow the true projecting of long, steep climbs.
If you’re a boulderer or sport climber interested in taking your vertical game to the next level, slap on these bad boys and you’ll find yourself out of excuses.
[mk_image src=”http://climb-va.com/assets/2013/06/VROS-Slider-Logo.png” image_width=”200″ image_height=”150″ crop=”true” lightbox=”false” frame_style=”simple” target=”_self” caption_location=”inside-image” align=”center” margin_bottom=”10″] GEAR REVIEW Black Diamond Magnetron Carabiner With the spring climbing season quickly approaching (gotta think positive, right?), there will be lots of new climbers looking to outfit themselves or their friends and loved ones with the essentials of rock climbing: a harness, climbing […]