Climbing

Janjan Garnbret is the first woman to onsight 8c (5.14b)

Janja Garnbret is the First Woman to Onsight 8c (5.14b) — Twice

If there were any doubt that Janja Garnbret's gym-climbing...
Will Bosi works 'Mutation' at Raven Tor in 2018. Still: Hot Aches Productions

23 Years After its First Ascent, Will Bosi Repeats ‘Mutation’ at Raven Tor, Ups the Grade

Will Bosi is an avid climber, a formidable competitor...
Adam Ondra on Molekuly Video Still c Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra Sends ‘Molekuly’, the 44th 9a+(5.15a) Climb of His Career

"Wow, it actually goes." That's the first thing Adam...
Yamanoi is the 2021 recipient of Piolet d'Or lifetime achievement award

Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan Wins Career Piolets d’Or

The Piolets d'Or jury named Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan...
rockies ice climb

Team Defies Massive Icefall Threat to Give the ‘Eiger of the Rockies’ a New Ice Climb

It's early ice climbing season in the Canadian Rockies,...
Chimborazo Peak (6,263m), Ecuador. Photo: Ecuador Planet/Shutterstock

Three Dead, Others Missing, Injured on Chimborazo

An avalanche on Ecuador's highest peak, Chimborazo (6,263m), collided...

The Outsiders: Bonatti, Kurtyka, and Twight

Every year, hundreds of people climb on fixed ropes...

Messner and Sieberer Complete Matterhorn’s Classic Bonatti Route in a Day

Simon Messner called it a "dream come true". Indeed,...
barry blanchard injury

Famed Alpinist Barry Blanchard Overcomes Brain Injury to Climb Again

On August 8, famed Canadian alpinist and climbing guide...
kruder mallorca deep water solo

Kruder Sends Sharma’s Mallorca Deep Water Solo Test Piece Days After Schubert

This morning, Jernej Kruder confirmed via Instagram that he...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...
Mount Robson in the Canadian Rockies

Piolets d’Or Winners Announced

Each year, the Piolets d'Or awards, mountaineering's highest honor,...
honnold caldwell cdul first repeat

Honnold, Caldwell’s Mega-Linkup Finally Repeated: 58 Hours, $60 Worth of Granola Bars

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell's Continental Divide Ultimate Linkup...
laura rogora on dreaming plus, 2020

Hardest Female First Ascent? Laura Rogora Sends ‘Erebor’ 5.15b/c (9b/+) in Italy

On October 2, Laura Rogora redpointed "Erebor" 5.15b/c (9b/+)...

Sean ‘Steezy’ Bailey Makes 3rd Ascent of ‘Bibliographie’

Today, "Steezy" Bailey grabbed the third ascent of one...
steve mcclure lexicon repeat

Steve McClure Guts Out ‘Scary’ First Repeat of Gresham’s ‘Lexicon,’ E11, 7a

Less than a month into the route's existence, Steve...
simon gietl roger schaeli north6 project alps

Alpinists Link Six North Faces in Alps Under Human Power Only

On September 10, Simon Gietl and Roger Schaeli set...
orbayu free again

Weekend Warm-Up: Heinous Limestone Climbing in “Orbayu Free Again”

All rock climbers have their own unique relationship with...
coast range climbing

Trio’s New Routes Put Potentially Unclimbed B.C. Valley on the Map

In late August, three climbers took a helicopter ride...

Yearning Hearts: Inside the Minds of Free Soloists

Climbing without ropes or a harness is not madness....

Rakaposhi Rescue Aftermath

Jakub Vlcek, Peter Macek, and Wajidullah Nagri are safely...

Two U.S. Climbers Die in Deep Water Solo Incident in Mallorca

A pair of American men, aged 25 and 35,...

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