In early 2014, Calum Muskett and Dave McLeod set out for Patagonia to repeat David Lama's free Compressor Route on Cerro Torre. With pitches up to 8a and bold, committing climbing high on the mountain, it is probably one of the hardest alpine climbs in the world. But Patagonia is famous for its foul weather and month-long storms. Would two of Britain's best climbers even get to see the mountain, let alone try one of the hardest, most famous and controversial climbs in the world? Find out more about the expedition at rab.uk.com/patagonia2014/
BD Athlete Brittany Griffith does some climbing and bolting in Lebanon's Tannourine
Ramon Julian makes a rare repeat of Chris Sharma's route: Power Invertor, a stout 15a (9a+) in Oliana, Spain.
Joe Kinder: 30 Days in Norway.
Light My Line, Night Ice climbing in Switzerland w/ Ice Climbers: Jérôme Gottofrey, Alexandre Sacha Gal
Four of the world’s most talented skiers, snow, darkness and light. See how color and light mark the adventure trails of Pep Fujas, Chris Benchetler, Eric Hjorleifson and Daron Rahlves. AFTERGLOW is one of those moments. It’s a look at some of the world’s most talented skiers and their journey into darkness and light. From the wide expanse of day, darkness waits to fall across the brilliant snow. Stillness and solitude prevail until color and light alter the landscape of night into something other. Transforming all it touches and elevating the ordinary into the extraordinary.
Here a is small video edited from the shots, which did not find place in the final movie Change. Adam Ondra on-sights Nordic Flower (established as 9a, today more like 8c/+) and Muy Verdes 8c/+ in Hanshelleren cave in Flatanger, Norway.
A Short film Bala Bala tells a story about Klemen's contribution to Slovenian climbing scene through developing climbing area called Osp, especially its most famous crag, where the hardest rock climbing routes are found, called "Pajkova streha", which means Spider's roof. In the movie, you can also see the appearance of a young, talented Slovenian climber of the new generation Domen Škofic, who sent Klemen's project Water World, and also one of the most legendary Slovenian female climbers in history, Martina Čufar Potard, a successful competition and rock climber.
“No one has found a venue this big since they invented the f**kin' ice tool." “This is different than just hiking up to the Cave or the Amphitheater or whatever… You gotta use a compass.” “These things are not waiting on you. When it is in, it’s in.” “Climbing routes like this is like defusing a time bomb, and you can’t walk away from it." Climbers: Jesse Huey, Scott Adamson, Angela VanWiemeersch & Pete Takeda
Adam Ondra climbs one of his hard projects in magic Flatanger cave in Norway. The route was so tricky, that he called it Illusionist. More videos about Adam climbing in Flatanger on www.change-movie.com
The North Face: Always Above Us. Leading the life of a climber involves a tremendous amount of sacrifice and hardship, but for team athletes Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson, there's no living without it.
Over 3000 travellers cross the Puente La Reina on a daily basis, but nobody has ever climbed up it...until now. Top climbers from around the world descended upon Puente La Reina for a head-to-head bouldering competition across the iconic Spanish bridge.
Adam Ondra is having a hell of a year. In this profile of the master of rock and plastic, filmmaker Bernardo Gimenez follows Ondra from high point to high point, taking in the redpoint of Realization (9a+), the first ascent of Ira (9a) in Spain, and his championship performances.