Weekly Feature Archives

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.

Interview: Will Gadd and 24 Hours of Ice

Posted January 13, 2010

Will Gadd speaks about his "endless ascent" at Ouray, in which he climbed more than 25,000' in a single day and raised over $15,000 for the dZi Foundation.

The Continuum Project: Norway

Posted January 6, 2010

Guy Lacelle solos a 180-meter WI6 free solo in Hemsedal, Norway.

Video: Guy Lacelle, Legend

Posted December 23, 2009

Dozens upon dozens of climbers—competitors, festivalgoers and friends—organized a celebration of Guy's life. The result was an emotional but heartening gathering that shook not only the climbers in attendance, but those in the greater community, those who had heard that a legend, in life, was no more.