Weekly Feature Archives

The Continuum Project: Zion

Posted June 1, 2010

Rob Pizem and Mike Anderson free their latest Zion route: Shake That Bear (5.12+ R, 11 pitches).

Aaron Mulkey: Patriarch of Cody Ice

Posted May 3, 2010

Mulkey has spent many fruitless days trudging in his boots, hunting vast swaths of land and isolated canyons for ice that may not exist...

Video: Ueli Steck Solos La Ginat

Posted April 21, 2010

Ueli Steck solos the Ginat route (ED: V M4+ 85 degrees, 1000m) on film.

The Continuum Project: Elephant's Perch

Posted April 8, 2010

Join Sarah Watson and Majka Burhardt on the classic Direct Beckey Route (V 5.11a), Elephant's Perch, Sawtooth Range, Idaho.

180 South: Conquerors of the Useless

Posted March 31, 2010

Inspired by a film from 1968, Jeff Johnson and Chris Malloy find their own way to Patagonia, learning the true meaning of adventure along the way.

Adirondacks Lost and Found

Posted March 23, 2010

Matt McCormick presents a brief modern history of climbing in the Adirondacks, with photos by Dave Vuono.

The Continuum Project: Lion's Head

Posted March 3, 2010

Lion's Head is a peaceful port village in Ontario, Canada surrounded by spectacular limestone cliffs...

Smuggs: Everyman's Ice Fest

Posted February 16, 2010

Alden Pellett climbs a new route, Bob Timmer awes the crowd, and a reporter gets terrorized at the fourth annual Smuggs Ice Bash.

The Continuum Project: Icefall Brook

Posted February 8, 2010

Jon Walsh and Ian Welsted establish a beautiful new mixed line in Icefall Brook, a remote amphitheater of ice in British Columbia.

WayPoint Namibia

Posted January 22, 2010

When a team of American climbers establishes Southern Crossing (V 5.11+, 1,300') on the Brandberg in Namibia, their journey of understanding has just begun.