There have now been three issues of the weekly Climbing Digest email newsletter, so I thought it was time to talk about the project in a little bit more in detail. As I mentioned in my site re-boot post, one of the projects I’ve wanted to launch for a while (quite literally years, as I […]
From Black Diamond: It all started in the gym for BD Athlete Carlo Traversi. Now, 15 years later, he’s come full circle, tracing his roots back to where it began, only this time, as the owner of Sacramento’s new premier bouldering gym. But Carlo’s motivation is not only to provide quality plastic pulling, but also […]
Jimmy Webb: Nine Days at the New River Bounty from Kevin Takashi Smith on Vimeo. From the New River Alliance of Climbers (NRAC): In November of 2017, Jimmy Webb traveled to West Virginia to compete in the New River Bounty, a unique bouldering competition organized by the New River Alliance of Climbers (NRAC). Climbers were […]
I started All Climbing back in January 2005 — 14 years now! There have been many ups and downs, including pretty much a full stop back in 2010 when I was in the middle of running a startup. Over the intervening years, while I didn’t post to the site, I continued to curate links on […]
The Backcountry Blog points us to a video from Gregory climbing packs interviewing Joe Kinder along with some great bouldering and sport climbing footage in Utah.
ClimbingNarc reports that Dead Point Magazine released its 4th issue and added a new feature to their site called DPM HDTV. Currently there’s only two videos on the site, but they’re high quality and quite good. Hopefully Dead Point will continue to post more of these high quality videos on a regular basis.
Western Colorado Climbing posts a great little rant on aid climbing. His discussion of grading aid routes is quite humorous.
Brian Solano’s new film, Spray, will be released on February 1, 2008. Starring Joe Kinder and Chris Linder, Spray is the fourth climbing film from BS Productions. From the Spray synopsis, Filmmaker Brian Solano followed Joe Kinder and Chris Lindner on their most recent journey documenting every moment in crystal clear High Definition video. The […]
Silent feet was one the best exercises I learned for better technique when I started climbing. This Tech Tip from Climbing goes into details on how to have better footwork while climbing. As your main points of weighted contact, your feet matter. Placing them silently forces you to be deliberate and aware with your choice, […]
FISH Products has a great intro to climbing big walls. Filled with attitude, this guide go through the basics from equipment to hooking to sneaky tricks of the trade.
The cold weather keeps me thinking of ice climbing. Here’s a video of Will Gadd climbing icebergs. A higher quality MOV video can also be found at National Geographic.
Climbing Magazine has all their tech tips nicely listed on their site now.
The University of Idaho Climbing Center recently hosted the third annual Palouse Climbing Festival with 60-70 climbers in attendance including Will Gadd. The University of Idaho claims to have the most comprehensive climbing facility in North America, featuring a 55-foot pillar and a 6,000-foot climbing area.
TheShortSpan has a great guide to bouldering in Ireland. The guide is downloadable in doc and pdf format and contains over 900 problems from all over the country. The site also has some articles on climbing in Ireland including this intro to the bouldering.
Last weekend I managed to take some decent shots of an unnamed (I think) sloper problem at Bozoo, WV. The problem is roughly V2/V3 and is located in front of the warm up boulders at Bozoo (on the left side as one heads up to the Iceberg and the cliff line).
Just starting to get caught up on a lot of news this morning, but apparently some great bouldering happened in Colorado very recently. Jamie Emerson reports that Angie Payne made the first female ascent of European Human Being (V12) in Rocky Mountain National Park. pimpin’ and crimpin’ has some additional photos of Angie on the […]