Even though the ice is still not fat everywhere, it is definitely ice climbing season in many areas. Black Diamond has a good video tutorial on how to get prepared and sharpen your ice screws.
On the theme of climbing access, please take some time to view the documentary Heart of Stone, a film from Andrew Kornylak and Josh Fowler. This is a fantastic, must-watch climbing video. I spent a lot of time climbing and bouldering in the Southeast and this film really hits home emphasizing the access issues as […]
Somewhat of an older video (the ascent was in April of 2008), but great footage nonetheless – Dave Graham on the first ascent of The Island (V15) at Coquibus Rumont, Fontainebleu (via TubeGuide).
While the “top X” of anything can be heartily debated, take a look at this clip from The Top 20 Classic Boulder Problems of North America released last year by Flashed Climbing and Rock & Ice. Over 500 top climbers were asked to name the most classic boulder problems in North America. This is a […]
The trailer for Perfecto, a Mike Call climbing video, showing deep water soloing in Mallorca, Spain coming Summer 2008 (via Get Outdoors and Climbing Narc):
Here’s a good 8+ minute video showing how Sonnie Trotter trains in the climbing gym with an intense campus and hangboard workout (via TubeGuide).
Climbing video of a new 30 foot 5.12+ hand crack, My Little Pony, in Chekamus Canyon, Squamish, BC via the Backcountry Blog. There’s a part 2 coming and hopefully we’ll get to see the lead (and maybe some big whippers off that crack?)
While checking out ClimbingWeather.com as I mentioned in my last post, I was reading their blog and found a link to this video of climbing on a bolted concrete wall. There’s also a video from the same company, Cojones Producciones, showing crack climbing up the concrete wall.
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.
Video of Lauren Lee on Captain Fantastic (5.13c) in the Virgin River Gorge: (via La Sportiva and Momentum VM)