Category Archives: Featured

One to Follow: Alex Megos 

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 […]

Ouray Ice Trip Part II

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 […]

Petzl Roctrip 2014

“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.

Ouray Ice Trip Part I

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 […]

The Toughest Climb In The World

El Capitan! A 3,000 foot Granite Monolith inside of California's National Park is known as one of the most fun and toughest climbs in the world. Sparking the interest of two professional climbing partners; Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are currently half-way through a free-climb (not free solo) the vertical face of the Dawn Wall.. [...]

Gear Review: Black Diamond Magnetron

[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 […]