Outdoor Life Style II featuring Edu Marin and Sasha Digiulian.
Anna Stöhr: The Evolution of a Four-Time World Cup Champion.
Silence Teaser featuring Adam Ondra.
Over the past weekend, Climb Base 5 played host to the 2017 November Sessions Bouldering Competition. Each year, the team at Climb Base 5 put on a great show and this year was no different. On the Men’s side, Jesse Taplin continues to dominate the competition with Guy McNamee pushing him to try harder and harder. On the Women’s side, the new story is Jani Zoraj, who is into her second year competing in the OPEN category.
1. Taplin, Jesse
2. McNamee, Guy
3. Waugh, Evan
4. Thomson, Hamish
5. Wong, Devin
6. Funk, Andrew
4. Junior1 Hosoi,Mika
5. Stewart-Patterson, Alison
6. Buitendyk, Sophie
For full results, please visit here.
Special thanks to all those who made this event possible including those who volunteered their time and thanks to Ken Chow for the photos.
While some consider the monsoon conditions of November to be soul crushing, there may be no time better time to get outdoors and find more rock climbing. However, it takes a hell of a lot of gumption and good rain gear to suit up for the weather and get after it. It may just be the case that the Arcteryx Alpha FL Jacket is the answer to your problems.
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Awesome little flick featuring the first ascent of Quoi de Neuf (8c) by Jan Hojer.
My Process featuring Toru Nakajima.
The story of Gord McArthur’s ascent of Storm Giant (D16), the hardest mixed climbing route in the world.
Adam Ondra has been posting some awesome videos about his climbing exploits and this one is pretty awesome.
Tom bouldert Zerberus (8b) im Frankenjura welche von Werner Thon 1997 erstbegangen wurde.
Nice video featuring the history of The Bügeleisen, first climbed by Klem Loskot.
We are very excited to have 2017 Sport Climbing BC competition season underway, with the first bouldering competition of the year taking place at Gneiss Climbing in Kelowna, BC.
Special congratulations to Kelowna-local Staci White for taking first in the Women’s Open and Jess Taplin for beating out the young guys for a first place finish in Men’s Open.
Here are the full results:
British climber Shauna Coxsey’s iron grip has seen her demolish the competition to become 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup Champion, power up 8b+ outside, join the Red Bull Team, become a BMC ambassador and – incredibly – be awarded an MBE for services to crushing.
But what happens when the queen of British bouldering is faced with a brutal gritstone crack? We teamed her up with Wide Boy Pete Whittaker to find out…
Below are the live feeds for the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Kranj 2017 this weekend.
Outdoor Research and Petzl present the Louder Than Eleven film “Storm Giant” featuring Gordon McArthur and his battle with the world’s hardest mixed climb. Join Gord and his partner Noah as they spend 2 years developing, working, training, and establishing what could be the most difficult mixed climb ever completed. 80 meters of horizontal roof climbing make this monster of a cave outside of Fernie, British Columbia one of the most impressive first ascents out there.
For those of you who have rolled the dice and watched the Lappnor Project, here is ‘The Night of’ documenting the day of the send with Nalle Hukkataival.
Thanks to the team at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival, REEL ROCK 12 will be premiering tonight (November 7th, 2017) at the RIO in Vancouver, BC. If you are thinking of getting tickets well it’s too late! The show has sold out but tickets are available for the Nov. 8th and 10th at the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver.
Below is a trailer and our review of the film.
REEL ROCK 12: Review
Since we first saw the trailer for this years REEL ROCK 12, we have been waiting in anticipation to see the footage of American climber Margo Hayes completing the world’s first (and second) female ascent of 5.15a. For those who have been around long enough, this where it all started with Chris Sharma making the first ascent of the route Biographie (formerly Realization) to the smooth sounds of reggae music wearing the 5.10 Anasazi.