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This Bear Grylls Video Is Ridiculous, In A Bad Way

Personally I have a soft spot for Bear Grylls but when I saw this video, I was horrified. The video showcases Bear “climbing” a desert tower using a strange mix of soloing, toproping, and leading (on an apparently 40-foot rope) but with no partner, or any climbing shoes. So, this has got to go down […]

Dave Macleod: First Free Climb of the World’s Toughest Sea Cliff

Check out these amazing pictures of St. John’s head, located on the Isle of Hoy, Scotland. This climb is widely regarded as the toughest sea cliff climb in the world. The cliff face is “only” 1,200 feet vertically, but the route that Dave free-climbed extends for a total of 1,600 feet of climbing. Dave Macleod, […]