6,000 words about dressing for alpine climbing you didn’t know you needed to know.
Colin Haley sobre su experiencia escalando la Supercanaleta en solitario
Reflecting on risk and partnership in Pakistan.
Recreation in the Alabama Hills is surging at an unsustainable pace. But some people are working to ensure that it doesn’t get loved to death.
Remembering the climber and conservationist.
Reflecting on a lifetime of climbing, and the risks and rewards that come with it.
Eliza Earle, Austin Siadak y Drew Smith nos cuentan sobre la temporada del otoño 2019 escalando en Yosemite.
Eric Bissell captured his first published image with Patagonia on a climbing trip to establish a new route on Mount Ololokwe.
A climber remembers her first experience with theunexpected on Thalay Sagar.
Alex Megos nos cuenta la historia de su Bibliografía
Me despierto temprano con el deslumbrante calor del sol africano. Colgando a 400 metros de altura en una enorme pared de granito en el centro de Madagascar, todo lo que puedo ver es negro y azul, el color del granito malgache cuando se encuentra con el cielo y, coincidentemente, el mismo color que hay en…
Una escaladora se va de viaje a Bishop y Las Vegas para descifrar la narrativa de quien viaja y quien escala.
Un viaje a la sierra, con buena luz y solo un caso de mal de altura.
Last November, Fitz Caldwell (age 6) finished his first multipitch climb, Sunnyside Bench in Yosemite National Park. He did it with his dad, Tommy.
Paradox Sports trae accesibilidad a la escalada
Para esta escaladora, la buena comida es activismo.
Rolando Garibotti looks back at a lifetime spent in Patagonia and forward to the generation following in his footsteps.
Tommy Caldwell's first trip to Patagonia
Kate Rutherford Remembers the North Pillar of Fitz Roy
When Vince Anderson took a break from alpine climbing, his mountaineering attitude manifested itself in a single-speed hardtail, on which he’s won some of the sport’s most grueling races.
How a father and son found a way to climb one of Utah's most sought-after ice routes in a bygone era.
Sometimes when I look at the Fitz Roy Range, I see a silhouetted jawline of mountainous teeth that gnash the sky. Other times, the teeth transform to fingers that don’t crush aspirations but cradle them, like a hand cupping something precious. The distinction really depends on whether I’m looking at the mountains from the relative…
Through failure and success, Alex Megos strives to be the best climber in the world.
Lessons from Yosemite’s first climbing guidebook “I have this idea,” Mikey texted last October. “Let’s climb all of the suggested routes from the Yosemite red-cover guidebook.” I agreed immediately. The tattered copy of A Climber’s Guide to Yosemite Valley arrived in the mail less than a week later. First published in 1964 by the Sierra Club,…
The patchwork history of public lands that transformed the area around a small New Mexico town into a world-class bouldering area We left the Mills Canyon Rim Campground, where we’d been living for three cold January weeks, just before dawn on our last morning in New Mexico. I pulled over to the north side of…
On an incredibly clear, early autumn morning, the aging Yosemite Search and Rescue (YOSAR) van bumped along Tioga Pass Road, taking precariously tight turns at an alarming speed. Twelve of us were crammed in the back, chattering and bracing ourselves against the van’s interior walls. When the road was no longer passable for vehicles, we…
He’s on a mission to be the best climber in the world.
Fog from the distant Caspian Sea swirled around us as we left the road, crossed a narrow mountain stream on a rickety footbridge of wornwooden planks, passed a pungent corral full of dank, scruffy sheep, and started the steep climb to Alam Kuh base camp in the Alborz mountain range of Iran. Brittany Griffith, Kate…
On establishing a route in Cochamó Valley that might be too hard—but might not. It often blows me away, the apparent randomness that sets the paths leading us through life. Just over a year ago, a friend of mine met Crispin Waddie while working on an oil rig in the North Sea. A member of…
Weather has a way of complicating—and enriching—everything. By the time I top out, it’s snowing and it’s dark. I walk back as far as the rope will let me, and in the flattest spot I can find, I dig a hole and sit, bracing myself. I yell, “Rope-fixed!” repeatedly, but my partners can’t hear me…
After a failed first attempt, three friends return to India’s Mount Nilkantha to confront—and embrace—the terrible, beautiful duality of a life in the mountains.
A climber describes her passion for the wildness of the world. My brother’s cheeks smooshed against the blue velour seat and his mouth hung slightly ajar. His gangly legs stretched from door to door, covering the back bench of our family Buick. On the floor, parallel, I fidgeted over the hump dividing passenger and driver…